In Tune:

A Missionary’s Prayer (I Will Go and Do)

Words and Music by Janice Kapp Perry

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    1. Father, I hear thy call,

    I turn my thoughts to thee, forsaking all;

    Recalling promises we all must keep.

    I put my hand in thine and go to feed thy sheep.

    Lead me to those who seek,

    and give me faith and strength to boldly speak.

    In humble dignity I will proclaim,

    that men may come to know and love thy holy name.

    If there be trials, Lord, to help me grow,

    If thou wilt guide me I will conquer, this I know!

    I will go and do the things which the Lord commandeth,

    for I know that He giveth no commands to His children,

    except He prepare a way, except He prepare a way.

    2. Father, I clearly see that ev’ry lasting joy has come from thee.

    Help me to serve thee well and thus repay,

    Thy loving kindness I receive from day to day.

    Knowing that thou art near, and I may seek thy help through daily prayer.

    I’ll walk in confidence that I will see thy Spirit touch the lives of seeking men through me.

    If there be trials, Lord, to help me grow,

    If thou wilt guide me I will conquer, this I know!

    I will go and do the things which the Lord commandeth,

    for I know that He giveth no commands to His children,

    except He prepare a way, except He prepare a way.

    Copyright © 1979 by Janice Kapp Perry. All rights reserved. Making copies of this music for use within the Church is permitted. This notice must be included on each copy made.

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    Illustrated by Phyllis Luch