Love the Lord your God (round)

This song can be sung straight through, but is very effective as round:  three groups, one on each part.

It is closer to praise and worship song than hymn.   The, origins (and thus copyright ownership) is unclear.   There is an newer version which includes several pop-song derivative verses, but copyright on them is known, so they're not included.

Please leave any feedback in the section at the bottom of this page.  I am particularly interested in verifiable information about the origins and copyright status for this song.

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Love the Lord your God
With all your heart and all your soul
And all your mind and
Love all humankind
As you would love yourself, and …

Love ---------------,
The Lord your God
With all your heart,
And all your soul and mind and love all people.

We’ve got Christian lives to live,
We’ve got Jesus’ love to give, we’ve got nothing to hide,
Because in God we all abide ...

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  1. Is there a way to print the lyrics and the piano music for Love the Lord Your God?

    1. Unfortunately I haven't been able t find the sheet music as yet - I'll be loading it here as soon as I find it.

  2. I'm looking like mad for it myself. My church choir in college always used to use it as a warm up.... I was in the choir five years. Now they aren't doing it anymore and I want to reintroduce it to them. If I can't find it by Christmas I'm going to dictate it and write it up myself... If i do so I'll send it to you!

    1. Cassie, if you could send it, that would be great.

  3. Hi Cassie, did you write the sheet music for this song? Could you provide it to me? I'd like to introduce the Song in my Royal Ranger Team.

  4. Unsure if anyone accesses this site anymore, but I was excited to see the Editor looking for the origins of Love the Lord Your God. My wonderful father wrote this song many years ago, in the 1970's, as a youth group leader at a suburban church in Sydney, Australia. To this day he can't quite believe that it is sung all over the world. He is still a faithful follower of Christ and loves music!

    1. Hello Lou, I'm after the sheet music for this. Is it available?


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