O Lord, While We Confess

O Lord, while we confess the worth

Author: Mary Peters
Published in 30 hymnals

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1 O Lord, while we confess the worth
Of this, the outward seal,
Do Thou, the truths herein set forth
To ev'ry heart reveal.

2 Death to the world we here avow,
Death to each fleshly lust;
Newness of life our calling now,
A risen Lord our trust.

3 And we, O Lord, who now partake
Of resurrection life,
With ev'ry sin, for Thy dear sake,
Would be at constant strife.

4 Baptized into the Father’s name,
We’d walk as sons of God;
Baptized in Thine, we own Thy claim
As ransomed by Thy blood.

5 Baptized into the Holy Ghost,
We’d keep His temple pure;
And make Thy grace our only boast,
And by Thy strength endure.


Source: Worship and Service Hymnal: For Church, School, and Home #173

Author: Mary Peters

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First Line: O Lord, while we confess the worth
Title: O Lord, While We Confess
Author: Mary Peters
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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