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Teach Me to Pray

Teach me to pray, Lord, teach me to pray

Author: Albert Simpson Reitz
Tune: [Teach me to pray, Lord, teach me to pray]
Published in 30 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Teach me to pray, Lord, teach me to pray;
This is my heart-cry day unto day;
I long to know Thy will and Thy way;
Teach me to pray, Lord, teach me to pray.

Living in Thee, Lord, and Thou in me;
Constant abiding, this is my plea;
Grant me Thy power, boundless and free:
Power with men and power with Thee.

2 Power in prayer, Lord, power in prayer,
Here 'mid earth's sin and sorrow and care;
Men lost and dying, souls in despair;
O give me power, power in prayer! (Refrain)

3 My weakened will, Lord, Thou canst renew;
My sinful nature Thou canst subdue;
Fill me just now with power anew,
Power to pray and power to do! (Refrain)

4 Teach me to pray, Lord, teach me to pray;
Thou art my Pattern, day unto day;
Thou art my Surety, now and for aye;
Teach me to pray, Lord, teach me to pray. (Refrain)

Source: Worship and Service Hymnal: For Church, School, and Home #385

Author: Albert Simpson Reitz

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Text Information

First Line: Teach me to pray, Lord, teach me to pray
Title: Teach Me to Pray
Author: Albert Simpson Reitz
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Living in thee, Lord, and thou in me
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Cyber Hymnal #13289

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Worship and Service Hymnal #385

Include 24 pre-1979 instances
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