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Lord, I Want You To Touch Me

Representative Text

Refrain:
Lord, I want you to touch me,
Touch me with Thy holy love.
Lord, come down and touch me.
Come down from heaven above.
Lord, reach out and touch me,
Reach out and touch me within,
Lord, let the goodness touch me,
Thy touch will cleanse me from sin.

1 Some folks want treasures of silver and gold,
Some want to reign with powers untold;
But in my life, all that I can say,
Lord, be my guide and have thine own way. [Refrain]

2 Teach me to love and teach me to pray,
Grant me a light to shine day by day;
Just to abide where joys never cease
Will be great joy, such comfort and ease. [Refrain]

Source: Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #140

Author: Martha Eason Banks

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Text Information

First Line: Some folks want treasures of silver and gold
Title: Lord, I Want You To Touch Me
Author: Martha Eason Banks
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lord, I want you to touch me
Copyright: Public Domain

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Lift Every Voice and Sing II #140

Songs of Zion #199

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