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Teach us, Lord, to love thee

Teach us, Lord, to love thee

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: JACOB LAKE
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Teach us, Lord, to love Thee, as Thy face we seek;
We would be like Jesus, loving, gentle, meek.

Refrain:
Teach us, Lord, to love Thee, lead us all the way;
Show us how to please Thee, keep us lest we stray.

2 Teach us this sweet lesson, best of all below;
Make us like our Savior, who has loved us so. [Refrain]

3 Daily, daily growing like our Lord on high,
We shall see and know Him, yonder by and by. [Refrain]

4 Teach us, Lord, to love Thee; then, with hearts so true,
We shall love our neighbor, as we ought to do. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8088

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Teach us, Lord, to love thee
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Teach us, Lord, to love thee
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8088
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #8088

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