It is set to an unidentified traditional Scottish melody, which is in the public domain. Sheet music for the tune has been provided below, If you have a copyright licence which covers the words, there is space to write them in.
LyricsThe song has three verses. Each has the same basic structure, as shown below, but the second to last line is different in each.
My Lord, my Master, my God, my Saviour,
Lord of earth, Lord of heaven,
I praise you now.
Be my food for the journey,
Be my wine for rejoicing,
My Lord, my God.
Line three in each verse:
1 Be my life, be my freedom,
2 Be my truth, be my wisdom,
3 Be my peace, be my vision,
ABC NotationAbout ABC notation
X:1T:My Lord, My Master
O:England / Scotland
C:Words: Kevin Mayhew
D/2E/2 | "D" F2 "A" F/2E/2 | "Bm" E D D | "Em" E2 "A" F/2E/2 | "Em7" E "D" D D/2E/2 |
"F#m" F2 A/2F/2 | "Bm" F/2E/2 D D | "A" E2 F | "D" D2 A/2B/2 |
"G" B2 B/2A/2 | "D" A F D/2E/2 | "F#m" F2 F/2E/2 | "D" F A A/2A/2 |
"G" B2 B/2A/2 | "D" A F D | "A" E2 F | "D"D2 z |]