Teach Us O Teach Us The Lesson

Teach us, oh, teach us the lesson of loving,
This is the very first lesson of all;
Thus by our lives may we ever be proving
That we have answer’d the Lord’s loving call.

Teach us, oh, teach us the lesson of loving,
Teach us to give, as we freely receive;
Loving and giving, yes, loving and giving,
These are the lessons for all who believe.

Make us more loving, tho’ all are not lovely,
Make us like Jesus, who loves to the end;
Seeking the sinful, the lost, and the lonely,
Ready to help them, and strong to defend. [Chorus]

Teach us the lesson of giving more freely,
All that we have to the Saviour we owe;
Oh, may we share it with all who are needy,
Doing the work of our Master below. [Chorus]

Loving and giving will bring truest pleasure,
Life will be full of the sweetest reward;
Thus may we lay up in heaven our treasure,
Entering in to the joy of our Lord. [Chorus]