289. O God, accept my heart this day

1 O God, accept my heart this day,
And make it always thine,
That I from thee no more may stray,
No more from thee decline.

2 Before the Cross of him who died,
Behold, I prostrate fall;
Let every sin be crucified,
And Christ be all in all. A-men.

3 Anoint me with thy heavenly grace,
And seal me for thine own,
That I may see thy glorious face,
And worship near thy throne.

4 Let every thought and work and word
To thee be ever given;
Then life shall be thy service, Lord,
And death the gate of heaven.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: O God, accept my heart this day
Author: Matthew Bridges, 1800 - 94
Language: English
Publication Date: 1958
Topic: The Life In Christ: Consecration; Sacraments and Rites: Confirmation
Notes: This hymn may also be sung to ST. PETER (No. 291).
Tune Information
Name: BALLERMA
Adapter: Robert Simpson, 1790 - 1832
Meter: C. M.
Key: A♭ Major



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