My Gracious Lord, I Own Thy Right Lyrics

1 My gracious Lord, I own thy right
To every service I can pay,
And call it my supreme delight
To hear thy dictates and obey.

2 What is my being, but for thee,
Its sure support, its noblest end?
Thine ever-smiling face to see,
And serve the cause of such a Friend.

3 I would not breathe for worldly joy,
Or to increase my worldly good;
Nor future days nor powers employ
To spread a sounding name abroad.

4 ‘Tis to my Saviour I would live,
To him who for my ransom died;
Nor could the bowers of Eden give
Such bliss as blossoms at his side.

5 His work my hoary age shall bless,
When youthful vigor is no more;
And my last hour of life confess
His dying love, his saving power.

My Gracious Lord, I Own Thy Right Lyrics
Title: Living in Christ
Author: Philip Doddridge
Topic: Church: Ordinances of; Church: Uniting with; Communion of Saints: At Lord’s Table; Covenant: Christian


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