I Ask You, God

• An all-ages song

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Walter Farquharson
Tune Name: ELROSE

Lyrics as Poetry

I ask you, God, to speak to me
in a way that I can hear.
I ask you, God, to help me see
how, in my friends, you’re near.

I want, O God, to know your name
and where it is you live.
I want to run with burning flame
and learn what I can give.

I ask you, God, to fill my heart
with love for all your earth.
I’ll struggle, spend, and do my part,
serve you for all I’m worth.


Words by
Walter FarquharsonCopyright © 1984 by Walter Farquharson
Administered by Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, Illinois • USA


Audio Sample

I ASK YOU, GOD
One Verse
played on piano by Ron Klusmeier

Scripture References

  • 1 Corinthians 9:24-25
  • Philippians 3:12-14
  • 2 Timothy 4:7
  • Hebrews 12:1-2

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  • All-ages
  • Challenge
  • Children∶ music for
  • Christian∶ journey
  • Intergenerational
  • Lent
  • Prayer

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