1 My Father, this I ask of Thee;
Knowing that Thou wilt grant the plea,--
For this, and only this, I pray,
Strength for today--just for today.
Strength for each trial and each task,
What more, my Father, should I ask?
Just as I need it, day by day,
Strength for my weakness,--this I pray.
2 I do not ask a lifted load,
Nor for a smooth and thornless road;
Simply for strength enough to bear
Life's daily burdens anywhere. [Chorus]
3 Strength for the present hour and need--
This given, then I'm blest indeed,
For each day, as it comes, will bring
Sufficient strength for anything. [Chorus]
4 Strength for today, that I may make
Some sad souls glad, for Jesus' sake;
Then they, with me, at eve shall say,
Thank God for strength He gave today. [Chorus]
Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #54
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