My mind upon thee, Lord, is stayed

My mind upon thee, Lord, is stayed

Author: Herbert H. Booth
Published in 4 hymnals

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MY mind upon thee, Lord, is stayed,
My all upon thy altar laid,
O hear my prayer!
And since, in singleness of aim,
I part with all, thy power to gain,
O God, draw near!

Refrain:
Saviour, dear Saviour, draw nearer,
Humble in spirit I kneel at thy cross;
Speak out thy wishes still clearer,
And I will obey at all cost.

2 By every promise thou hast made
And by the price thy love has paid
For my release,
I claim the power to make me whole,
And keep through every hour my soul
In perfect peace.

3 And now by faith the deed is done,
And thou again to live hast come
Within my heart.
And rising now with thee, my Lord,
To lose the world I can afford,
For mine thou art.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #513

Author: Herbert H. Booth

Herbert Henry Howard Booth (26 August 1862 – 25 September 1926) was the third son of William and Catherine Booth. He oversaw the Limelight Department's development and he was the writer and director for Soldiers of the Cross. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

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First Line: My mind upon thee, Lord, is stayed
Author: Herbert H. Booth
Refrain First Line: Savior, dear Savior, draw nearer

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #513

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