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A Passion for Souls
Words by Herbert G. Tovey
Music by Foss L. Fellers

Proverbs 11:30
"The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life;
and he that winneth souls is wise."

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          Give me a passion for souls, dear Lord,
          A passion to save the lost;
          O that Thy love were by all adored,
          And welcomed at any cost.

            Chorus
            Jesus, I long, I long to be winning,
            Men who are lost, and constantly sinning;
            O may this hour be one of beginning,
            The story of pardon to tell.

          Though there are dangers untold and stern,
          Confronting me in the way,
          Willingly still would I go, nor turn,
          But trust Thee for grace each day.

            Chorus
            Jesus, I long, I long to be winning,
            Men who are lost, and constantly sinning;
            O may this hour be one of beginning,
            The story of pardon to tell.

          How shall this passion for souls be mine?
          Lord, make Thou the answer clear;
          Help me to throw out the old Life-Line,
          To those who are struggling near.

            Chorus
            Jesus, I long, I long to be winning,
            Men who are lost, and constantly sinning;
            O may this hour be one of beginning,
            The story of pardon to tell.


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