413. Teach me, my God and King

1 Teach me, my God and King,
In all things Thee to see,
And what I do in anything
To do it as for Thee!

2 To scorn the senses' sway,
While still to Thee I tend:
In all I do be Thou the Way,
In all be Thou the End!

3 All may of Thee partake;
Nothing so small can be,
But draws, when acted for Thy sake,
Greatness and worth from Thee.

4 If done t'obey Thy laws,
E'en servile labors shine;
Hallowed is toil, if this the cause,
The meanest work divine.


Text Information
First Line: Teach me, my God and King
Author: George Herbert (1632)
Translator: John Wesley (1739)
Meter: S. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1899
Topic: Christ: All in All; Conformity to Christ; Consecration (2 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: S. J. P. Dunman
Meter: S. M.

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