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Hear our Prayer: James Edwin Orr for Revival

The series, Hear our Prayer, gives us a glimpse into the spiritual lives of saints who have gone before us. This article provides the words of a hymn written by James Edwin Orr, in which he asks God for revival, and for that to start with himself. Be encouraged to pray fervently that God will bring us revival in our lifetime, and that He would start with each one of us.

 

James Edwin Orr – Search me, O God

Search me, O God, and know my heart today,

Try me, O Savior, know my thoughts, I pray;

See if there be some wicked way in me;

Cleanse me from every sin, and set me free.

 

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.

 

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.

 

O Holy Ghost, revival comes from Thee;

Send a revival, start the work in me;

Thy Word declares Thou wilt supply our need;

For blessings now, O Lord, I humbly plead.

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