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Search Me, O God

J. Edwin Orr (1912-1987)

Verse 1
Search me, O God,
And know my heart today;
Try me, O Lord,
Know my thoughts, I pray:
See if there be
Some wicked way in me,
Cleanse me from ev’ry sin,
And set me free.

Verse 2
I praise Thee, Lord,
For cleansing me from sin;
Fulfill Thy Word,
And make me pure within;
Fill me with fire,
Where once I burned with shame
Grant my desire
To magnify Thy Name.

Verse 3
Lord, take my life,
And make it wholly Thine;
Fill my poor heart with
Thy great love divine;
Take all my will,
My passion, self and pride;
I now surrender— Lord,
In me abide.

Verse 4
O Holy Ghost,
Revival comes from Thee;
Send a revival—
Start the work in me:
Thy Word declares
Thou wilt supply our need;
For blessing now, O Lord,
I humbly plead.