Jesus, Redeemer and my one Inspirer

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Jesus, Redeemer and my one Inspirer,
  Heat in my coldness, set my life aglow.
Break down my barriers; draw, yea, draw me nigher.
  Thee would I know, whom it is life to know.
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Deepen me, rid me of the superficial;
  From pale delusion set my spirit free;
All the entangled in me quick unravel;
  Pluck forth each thread of insincerity.
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Thy vows are on me, oh to serve Thee truly
  Love perfectly, in purity obey—
Burn, burn, O Fire, O Wind, now winnow throughly;
  O Sword, awake against the flesh and slay.
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Steve Miller

Detriot, MI, United States

a good prayer