"I Pray Thee, Dear Lord Jesus"

             By Thomas Hansen Kingo, 1634-1703

                                  Text From:

                       THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL

        (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1941)

        1. I pray Thee, dear Lord Jesus,

        My heart to keep and train

        That I Thy holy temple

        From youth to age remain.

        Turn Thou my thoughts forever

        From worldly wisdom's lore;

        If I but learn to know Thee,

        I shall not want for more.

Notes: Hymn #655 from _The Lutheran Hymnal_ Text: 1 John 3: 23 Author: Thomas Hansen Kingo, 1699 Translated by: Norman A. Madson, 1939 Titled: "O Jesu, gid du vilde" Tune: "Jeg vil mig Herren love" 1st Published in: Hartnack Zinck's _Koralbog_, 1801
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