Precious Savior may I live

Precious Savior may I live

Author: Eliza A. Walker
Published in 8 hymnals

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1 Precious Savior, may I live only for Thee.
Spend the powers Thou dost give, only for Thee.

2 Be my spirit’s deep desire only for Thee.
May my intellect aspire only for Thee.

3 In my joys may I rejoice only for Thee.
In my choices make my choice only for Thee.

4 Meekly may I suffer grief only for Thee.
Gratefully accept relief only for Thee.

5 Be my smiles and be my tears only for Thee.
Be my young and riper years only for Thee.

6 Be my singing and my sighing only for Thee.
Be my sickness and my dying only for Thee.

7 Be my rising, be my glory only for Thee.
Be my whole eternity only for Thee.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10439

Author: Eliza A. Walker

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First Line: Precious Savior may I live
Author: Eliza A. Walker
Refrain First Line: Only for thee


Precious Saviour, may I live. [Only for Christ.] This is given in Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872, as by "Eliza Ann Walker, 1864."

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



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