Oh that Thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that Thine hand might be with me.@1 Chronicles 4:10
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Henry L. Gilmour (1836-1920)

Henry J. Zelley, in Songs of Love and Praise, by John R. Sweney (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1894).

Henry L. Gilmour (🔊 pdf nwc).

I do not ask to choose my path,
Lord, lead me in Thy way;
Inspire each thought, and prompt each word,
And make me a blessing today.

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Bless me, Lord, and make me a blessing;
I’ll gladly Thy message convey.
Use me to help some poor, needy soul,
And make me a blessing today.

Around me, Lord, are sinful men,
Who scorn and disobey;
Use me to win them from their sins,
And make me a blessing today.

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To those who once Thy love have known,
But now are far astray;
Help me to win them back to Thee,
And make me a blessing today.

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Some saints of Thine are in distress,
And for deliverance pray;
Oh, let me go and help them, Lord,
And make me a blessing today.

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Whatever errand Thou hast, Lord,
Send me, and I’ll obey.
Use me in any way Thou wilt,
And make me a blessing today.

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