Fill Thou my life, O Lord my God....Horatius Bonar

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  1. Pete

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    Fill Thou my life, O Lord my God,
    In every part with praise,
    That my whole being may proclaim
    Thy being and Thy ways.
    Not for the lip of praise alone,
    Nor e’en the praising heart
    I ask, but for a life made up
    Of praise in every part!

    Praise in the common words I speak,
    Life’s common looks and tones,
    In fellowship in hearth and board
    With my belovèd ones;
    Not in the temple crowd alone
    Where holy voices chime,
    But in the silent paths of earth,
    The quiet rooms of time.

    Fill every part of me with praise;
    Let all my being speak
    Of Thee and of Thy love, O Lord,
    Poor though I be, and weak.
    So shalt Thou, Lord, from me, e’en me,
    Receive the glory due;
    And so shall I begin on earth
    The song forever new.

    So shall each fear, each fret, each care
    Be turned into a song,
    And every winding of the way
    The echo shall prolong;
    So shall no part of day or night
    From sacredness be free;
    But all my life, in every step
    Be fellowship with Thee.
     
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    Now that's a hymn! [​IMG]
     
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  4. Rev. G

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    Wonderful hymn written by the author of "Words to Winners of Souls", a book on evangelism. Can you believe this guy is a "Calvinist"?
     

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