An Instrument in Thy Hands

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    Second-Place Hymn

    Fervently

    1. As Alma yearned in ancient days,
    I, too, desire to be
    An instrument in thy hands, O Lord,
    In bringing souls to thee.
    Chorus
    An instrument in thy hands, O Lord!
    A tool of strength and worth.
    An instrument in thy hands, O Lord!
    In building thy kingdom on earth.
    2. So purge, refine, and purify,
    And tame my willful heart
    That I may be fit to serve thee well,
    And sacred truths impart.
    Chorus
    3. And may thy Spirit’s holy power
    Be always close to me.
    May thy work be my work ev’ry hour
    In bringing souls to thee.
    Chorus

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