Cleanse Me
(Search Me, O God)
Words by J. Edwin Orr
Music Maori Melody

Psalm 51:2
"Wash me throughly from mine iniquity,
and cleanse me from my sin."


          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 ev'ry 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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