Composer: William Doane, 1870

Author: Elisabeth Prentiss, 1856

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VERSE 1:
More love to thee, O Christ, more love to thee!
Hear thou the prayer I make on bended knee.
This is my earnest plea: More love, O Christ, to thee;
more love to thee, more love to thee!

VERSE 2:
Once earthly joy I craved, sought peace and rest;
now thee alone I seek, give what is best.
This all my prayer shall be: More love, O Christ, to thee;
more love to thee, more love to thee!

VERSE 3:
Let sorrow do its work, come grief and pain;
sweet are thy messengers, sweet their refrain,
when they can sing with me: More love, O Christ, to thee;
more love to thee, more love to thee!

VERSE 4:
Then shall my latest breath whisper thy praise;
this be the parting cry my heart shall raise;
this still its prayer shall be: More love, O Christ, to thee;
more love to thee, more love to thee!
rhythm with solo flute

Key: G

lead sheet

solo flute

lead-flute score

piano-violin (instrumental only)

delicate duet suitable for preludes or offertories

piano score

violin score

piano-violin score

simple vocals

recording uses hymnal parts and ad lib piano

live recording