A Passion for Souls

Give me a passion for souls, dear Lord

Author: Herbert G. Tovey
Tune: [Give me a passion for souls, dear Lord]
Published in 22 hymnals

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1 Give me a passion for souls, dear Lord,
A passion to save the lost;
O that Thy love were by all adored,
And welcomed at any cost!

Jesus, I long, I long to be winning
Men who are lost, and constantly sinning;
O may this hour be one of beginning
The story of pardon to tell.

2 Tho there are dangers untold and stern
Confronting me in the way,
Willingly still would I go, nor turn,
But trust Thee for grace each day. [Chorus]

3 How shall this passion for souls be mine?
Lord, make Thou the answer clear;
Help me to throw out the old Life-Line
To those who are struggling near. [Chorus]

Source: Revival Hymns and Choruses #396

Author: Herbert G. Tovey

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Text Information

First Line: Give me a passion for souls, dear Lord
Title: A Passion for Souls
Author: Herbert G. Tovey
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus, I long, I long to be winning men who are lost
Copyright: Public Domain



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Small Church Music #2612Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #378
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Include 17 pre-1979 instances