O Lord and Leader of our needy race

O Lord and Leader of our needy race

Author: Charles H. Richards
Tune: ROSEVILLE (Main 33455)
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 O Lord and leader of our needy race,
Help us to gain Thy beauty and Thy grace;
Make us more nearly
Like Thyself, we pray,
And mold us in
Thine image day by day.

2 Come and dwell in us with Thy radiant power;
Shine thro’ our life in every fleeting hour;
Speak through our lips;
May we be filled with Thee,
That all in us
The loving Christ may see.

3 May we be Christlike in our love of truth,
Christlike in service, helping age and youth;
More like our Master,
Bearing pain or loss,
Glad in God’s will
E’en tho’ it bring a cross.

4 Come, blessèd Savior, master every heart,
To longing souls Thy peace and power impart;
And when at last
Thy glory we shall see,
Crowned with Thy strength
And beauty may we be.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9116

Author: Charles H. Richards

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First Line: O Lord and Leader of our needy race
Author: Charles H. Richards
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #9116

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