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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

How Much I Owe

O Lord, how much I owe to Thee

Author: Daniel R. Lucas
Tune: [O Lord how much I owe to Thee]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 O Lord how much I owe to Thee,
For all Thy tender love to me,
For what I am and hope to be,
No tongue can ever tell.

No words can ever show
How much to Thee I owe,
No heart on earth can ever know
How great Thy love to me.

2 My home, my friends my brethren dear,
And all that fills my heart with cheer,
The faith and hope, to calm my fear
Has come, O Lord, from Thee. [Chorus]

3 This life with all its peaceful ways,
The Church with holy songs of praise,
The hope and love that crown my days,
The Lord has given me. [Chorus]

Source: Gems and Jewels #46

Author: Daniel R. Lucas

Daniel Robertson Lucas, b. Belvidere, Boone County, Ill., January 14, 1840; m. Mary Longley in 1862; joined 99th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and appointed chaplain of the regiment; later studied for the ministry; in 1876, settled in Des Moines, Iowa, where he pastored the Central Christian Church and helped found Drake University; Department Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic and secretary of the Morton Monument Commission; d. March 11, 1907 From Daniel R. Lucas papers, WWW site, Mar. 18, 2004… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord, how much I owe to Thee
Title: How Much I Owe
Author: Daniel R. Lucas
Refrain First Line: No words can ever show


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Gems and Jewels #46

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