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Take thou our minds, dear Lord, we humbly pray;
give us the mind of Christ each passing day;
teach us to know the truth that sets us free;
grant us in all our thoughts to honor thee.
Take thou our hearts, O Christ; they are thine own;
come thou within our souls and claim thy throne;
help us to shed abroad thy deathless love;
use us to make the earth like heaven above.
Take thou our wills, Most High! Hold thou full sway;
have in our inmost souls thy perfect way;
guard thou each sacred hour from selfish ease;
guide thou our ordered lives as thou dost please.
Take thou ourselves, O Lord, heart, mind, and will;
through our surrendered souls thy plans fulfill.
We yield ourselves to thee: time, talents, all;
we hear, and henceforth heed, thy sovereign call.

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First Line:
Take thou our minds, dear Lord, we humbly pray
Title:
Take Thou Our Minds, Dear Lord
Author:
William H. Foulkes
Meter:
10.10.10.10
Copyright:
Public Domain

Tune Information

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Title:
HALL (Laufer)
Composer:
Calvin Weiss Laufer (1918)
Meter:
Irregular
Copyright:
Public Domain