Into thy service, Lord

Into thy service, Lord

Author: J. B. Atchinson
Tune: [Into Thy service, Lord]
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1 Into Thy service, Lord, Thou callest me;
Faithful in all my work help me to be;
Emptied of self and sin, with only Christ within,
Aid me lost souls to win from sin to Thee.

2 Thou gav’st Thyself for me,Lord, Thou art mine;
I give myself to Thee, Savior divine;
Now for Thine own name’s sake, I full surrender make;
All I possess now take, all, all is Thine.

3 That I Thy will may do, show me the way;
For this my strength renew from day to day;
This is my earnest plea, Thine wholly, Lord, to be,
Serve ever only Thee, and Thee obey.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10200

Author: J. B. Atchinson

Atchinson, Jonathan Bush, born at Wilson, New York, Feb. 17, 1840, and "licensed as a Methodist Preacher," Sept. 6, 1874. Of his hymns the following are the best known:— 1. Behold the stone is rolled away. [Easter.] This was Mr. Atchinson's first hymn. It appeared in the Sunday School Times, Dec. 1874. It is not in use in Great Britain. 2. Fully persuaded, Lord, I believe. [Faith.] Written in 1874 or 1875, and first published in Gospel Hymns, No. 1. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 149, with music by W. F. Sherwin. 3. I have read of a beautiful city. [Heaven.] Written about the same time as the former, and published in Gospel Hymns. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 4… Go to person page >

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First Line: Into thy service, Lord
Author: J. B. Atchinson
Copyright: Public Domain



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