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Lamb of God, I Look to Thee

Lamb of God, I look to Thee

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 84 hymnals

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1 Lamb of God, I look to Thee:
Thou shalt my example be;
Thou art gentle, meek, and mild;
thou wast once a little child.

2 Fain I would be as Thou art;
Give me Thy obedient heart;
Thou art pitiful and kind,
Let me have Thy loving mind.

3 Let me, above all, fulfill
God my heavenly Father's will,
Never His good Spirit grieve,
Only to His glory live.

4 Loving Jesus, gentle Lamb,
In Thy gracious hands I am;
Make me, Savior, what Thou art,
Live Thyself within my heart.

5 I shall then show forth Thy praise,
Serve Thee all my happy days;
Then the world shall always see
Christ the holy Child in me.

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lamb of God, I look to Thee
Title: Lamb of God, I Look to Thee
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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