147. Fill Thou My Life, O Lord My God

1 Fill thou my life, O Lord my God,
in every part with praise,
that my whole being may proclaim
thy being and thy ways.

2 Not for the lip of praise alone,
nor e'en the praising heart --
I ask but for a life made up
of praise in ev'ry part.

3 Praise in the common things of life,
its goings out and in,
praise in each duty and each deed,
however small and mean.

4 So shalt thou, gracious Lord, from me
receive the glory due,
and so shall I begin on earth
the song forever new.

5 So shall no part of day or night
from sacredness be free,
but all my life, in ev'ry step,
be fellowship with thee.

Text Information
First Line: Fill thou my life, O Lord my God
Title: Fill Thou My Life, O Lord My God
Author: Horatius Bonar (1863)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Tune Information
Composer: George Thalben-Ball (1951)
Meter: CM
Key: F Major
Copyright: From the BBC Hymn Book, used by permission of Oxford University Press

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