Live through me, love through me, Jesus, I pray; Pour o'er my soul, take control, Lord, today. Million are dying, there's naught I can do. Serve them, Lord, through me; I'm yielding to you. The hungry need food, the oppressed need relief, The poor and the homeless need somewhere to sleep. The outcast and refugee--oh hear their cry!-- Need someone to care if they live or they die. I can't preach the gospel, then turn and go home And say, "Look here, Lord, see how much I have done!" If only their souls, not their bodies, I've reached, I've spoken amiss, it's not your word I've preached. For you came to earth as a servant of men. You mingled with lepers, called publicans friend. You suffered injustice, endured pain and loss, And then bore our sins in the shape of a cross. Lord, let me suffer if that's what it takes To finish the work you began for our sakes. Live through me, love through me, Savior I plead: Even, Lord, die through me--meet the world's need.
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