Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

O my Father, I would know thee

Representative Text

1 O my Father, I would know Thee
And Thy holy will;
From Thy fount my thirsty spirit
Daily fill.

2 I would turn my highest powers
Into service sweet;
For all ministry to others
Make me meet.

3 As the bird who scorns earth's sadness,
Mounting on the wing,
Would my soul, her fret o'ercoming,
Rise and sing.

4 Sharing thus the Master's spirit,
Following where He trod,
I would rise through joyous service
Unto God.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal #395

Author: Harriet Oagood Munger

(no biographical information available about Harriet Oagood Munger.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O my Father, I would know thee
Author: Harriet Oagood Munger

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

A Hundred Songs of God and His Kingdom #d63

Page Scan

Songs of the Christian Life #238

TextPage Scan

The Hymnal #395

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements