Scripture Verse

I have loved you with an everlasting love. Jeremiah 31:3

Introduction

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Frederick A. Graves
(1856–1927)

Words & Mu­sic: Fred­er­ick A. Graves, 1895 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you have ac­cess to a bet­ter pho­to of Graves, would you ?

Lyrics

Lord, Thy pitying eye can see,
How I long to learn of Thee,
Long to trust Thy strength entire;
Fill me with Thy holy fire.

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Moved by love, moved by love,
Let me never from Thee rove;
Precious Savior, O so dear,
May I love Thee more and more.

Cleansed from self and works of flesh,
Grant me, Lord, Thy truth and grace;
Make me earnest, brave, yet mild;
Keep me ever undefiled.

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’Tis so sweet this life of trust,
Yielding not because I must,
As in potter’s hands the clay,
Molded, Lord, in Thine own way.

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Reaching out for others, too,
There is much for us to do;
In this world so dark with sin,
God of love, shine in, shine in.

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