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My son, give unto me thy heart

My son, give unto me thy heart

Author: Paul Henkel
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 My son give unto me thy heart!
Delight thou in my ways:
I will receive thee as thou art,
And fit thee for my praise.

2 Dear Lord, I give my heart to thee,
To thee I will resign;
Create a holy heart in me,
And let it be like thine.

3 Dear Father, let me be thine own;
And make me wise to know
The duties of a faithful son,
Who seeks thy will to do.

4 Subdue in me my base desires,
Since they disturb my peace,
And as they blessed will requires,
Seek for true holiness.

5 To whom but thee should I submit
With all my heart and mind;
When truly humbled at thy feet
The greatest rest I find.

6 To none but thee my gracious Lord
I trust myself to give;
But I will yield unto thy word,
By which my soul can live.

Source: Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #CCC

Author: Paul Henkel

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First Line: My son, give unto me thy heart
Author: Paul Henkel
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d331

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Church Hymn Book #CCC

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