483. Take Time to Be Holy

1 Take time to be holy,
speak oft with your Lord;
abide in him always,
and feed on his Word.
Make friends of God's children;
help those who are weak;
forgetting in nothing
his blessing to seek.

2 Take time to be holy,
the world rushes on;
spend much time in secret
with Jesus alone.
By looking to Jesus,
like him you shall be;
your friends in your conduct
his likeness will see.

3 Take time to be holy,
let him be your guide,
and run not before him,
whatever betide.
In joy or in sorrow,
still follow your Lord,
and looking to Jesus,
still trust in his Word.

4 Take time to be holy,
be calm in thy soul,
each thought and each motive
beneath his control;
thus led by his Spirit
to fountains of love,
thou soon shalt be fitted
for service above.

Text Information
First Line: Take time to be holy
Title: Take Time to Be Holy
Author: William D. Longstaff, 1822-1894
Publication Date: 2003
Meter: 6.5.6.5.D.
Scripture: Matthew 6:6; Hebrews 12:14; Psalm 46:10; Hebrews 12:2; John 15:7; Matthew 6:33; 1 Peter 1:16
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: HOLINESS
Composer: George C. Stebbins, 1846-1945
Meter: 6.5.6.5.D.
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain



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