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No, Not My Power

No, not my power, but thine, O Lord

Author: Elizabeth Munford Clark
Tune: CATHERINE (Clark)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 No, not my power, but Thine, O Lord
Can succor me, or peace afford.
Thy Spirit, Lord, Thy gentle voice,
Alone can make this heart rejoice!

No, not my power—nor aught I have—
Nor aught in earth can be my stay;
’Tis Thou and Thou alone canst save!
Oh, Lord, I need Thee every day.

2 No, not my power, oh, Savior, dear!
Can soothe one pain, can dry one tear;
How soon would fail my feeble power
Except Thou help me every hour! [Refrain]

3 No, not my power, most holy One!
Can comfort when life’s race is run;
Alas! the help of man, how vain,
Except Thy Spirit, Lord, remain! [Refrain]

4 No, not my power, almighty God!
Could stand beneath Thy chastening rod;
Except Thou, Lord, in love appear,
To draw Thy Holy Spirit near! [Refrain]

5 No, not my power, oh, Lord of earth!
Can save me from the jaws of death;
’Tis Thou, Thy Spirit, Lord, I need!
’Tis Thou, alone canst rise the dead! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11086

Author: Elizabeth Munford Clark

Early 20th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: No, not my power, but thine, O Lord
Title: No, Not My Power
Author: Elizabeth Munford Clark
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #11086
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #11086

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