A Prayer   Leave a comment


Above:  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Newnan, Georgia, January 26, 2014

Image Source = Bill Monk, Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta



Lord, Thou knowest all my heart,–

How longingly it pants for Thee.

Holy Father, now impart

Thy Spirit to abide with me.


But the heart that is Thy home,

Must form all taint of sin be free:

Oh Lord, in Thy mercy come,

Cleanse me from all iniquity.


Make me white and pure within,

Fit temple for Thy blest abode;

Soul and body free from sin,

And yielded wholly to my God.


Come!  On me Thy grace bestow;

I yield myself forever Thine:

Dwell in me, and through me show

Thy wondrous love, Thy power divine.




Posted February 12, 2014 by neatnik2009 in Nellie Sequin Fox Barrett--Writings

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