May We Thy Precepts, Lord, Fulfill

May we Thy precepts, Lord, fulfill

Author: Edward Osler
Tune: MERIBAH (Mason)
Published in 34 hymnals

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1 May we your precepts, Lord, fulfill
and do on earth our Father's will
as angels do above;
still walk in Christ, the living way,
with all your children, and obey
the law of Christian love.

2 So may we join your name to bless,
your grace adore, your pow'r confess,
to flee from sin and strife.
One is our calling, one our name,
the end of all our hopes the same:
a glorious crown of life.

3 Spirit of life, of love, and peace,
unite our hearts, our joy increase,
your gracious help supply.
To each of us the blessing give
in Christian fellowship to live,
in joyful hope to die.

Source: Christian Worship: Hymnal #697

Author: Edward Osler

Osler, Edward, was born at Falmouth in January, 1798, and was educated for the medical profession, first by Dr. Carvosso, at Falmouth, and then at Guy's Hospital, London. From 1819 to 1836 he was house surgeon at the Swansea Infirmary. He then removed to London, and devoted himself to literary pursuits. For some time he was associated with the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, both in London and at Bath. In 1841 he became the Editor of the Royal Cornwall Gazette, and took up his residence at Truro. He retained that appointment till his death, at Truro, March 7, 1863. For the Linnaean Society he wrote Burrowing and Boring Marine Animals. He also published Church and Bible; The Voyage: a Poem written at Sea, and in the West Indies,… Go to person page >

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First Line: May we Thy precepts, Lord, fulfill
Title: May We Thy Precepts, Lord, Fulfill
Author: Edward Osler
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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