By John R. Himes
(Grandson of John R. Rice)
God’s man is who I long to be,
A preacher of the Gospel free!
God’s place is all I long to have,
And there a road to heaven pave!
God’s work is quite the best there is,
Transcending all that is not His!
God’s Word I’ll hide within my heart,
Consumed by fire to do my part!