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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.


Source: The Hymnal #395

Author: Harriet Oagood Munger

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Text Information

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



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A Hundred Songs of God and His Kingdom #d63

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Songs of the Christian Life #238

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The Hymnal #395

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