A Song of Praise

O Lord, my heart would bring Thee more

Author: Daniel R. Lucas
Tune: [O Lord, my heart would bring Thee more]
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1 O Lord, my heart would bring Thee more,
Something more,
Something more,
For when I count Thy mercies o’er,
Count Thy mercies o’er,
I find them numberless and strong,
With full forgiveness for all wrong,
And I would praise Thee with my song,
Praise Thee with my song.

2 All I possess is from Thy hand,
Willing hand,
Loving hand,
All that is good Thou dost command,
Dost in love command,
All that I have I bring to Thee,
An offering so full and free,
For well I know Thou lovest me,
Lovest even me.

3 All that I hope for Thou dost give,
Freely give,
Fully give,
That I in heav’n with Thee may live,
I with Thee may live,
And when I reach the golden shore,
Where those that meet shall part no more,
Then will I praise Thee evermore,
Praise Thee evermore.

Source: Gems and Jewels #22

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, my heart would bring Thee more
Title: A Song of Praise
Author: Daniel R. Lucas
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Gems and Jewels #22

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