Lord, Send a Revival

Send a revival, O Christ, my Lord

Author: B. B. McKinney
Tune: MATTHEWS (McKinney)
Published in 20 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Send a revival, O Christ, my Lord,
Let it go over the land and sea,
Send it according to Thy dear Word,
And let it begin in me.

Lord, send a revival,
Lord, send a revival,
Lord, send a revival,
And let it begin in me.

2 Send a revival among Thine own,
Help us to turn from our sins away.
Let us draw near to the Father's throne,
Revive us again, we pray. [Chorus]

3 Send a revival to those in sin,
Help them, O Jesus, to turn to Thee,
Let them the new life in Thee begin,
Oh, give them the victory. [Chorus]

4 Send a revival in ev'ry heart,
Draw the world nearer. O Lord to Thee,
Let Thy salvation true joy impart,
And let it begin in me. [Chorus]

Source: Baptist Hymnal 2008 #494

Author: B. B. McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Send a revival, O Christ, my Lord
Title: Lord, Send a Revival
Author: B. B. McKinney
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lord, send a revival
Copyright: Public Domain



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