Song lyrics to the Christian children’s song, ‘Give me oil in my lamp’, author unknown - based on Matthew 25:3-4 "The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. The wise ones, however, took oil in jars along with their lamps."

Give me oil in my lamp – song lyrics

Song lyrics to the Christian children’s song, ‘Give me oil in my lamp’, author unknown – based on Matthew 25:3-4 “The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. The wise ones, however, took oil in jars along with their lamps.”

Verse 1:

Give me oil in my lamp,
Keep me burning,
Give me oil in my lamp, I pray.
Give me oil in my lamp,
Keep me burning,
Keep me burning
Till the break of day.

Chorus:
Sing Hosanna! sing hosanna!
Sing hosanna to the King of kings!
Sing Hosanna! sing hosanna!
Sing hosanna to the King!

Verse 2:
Give me joy in my heart,
Keep me singing.
Give me joy in my heart, I pray.
Give me joy in my heart,
Keep me singing.
Keep me singing
Till the break of day.

Chorus:
Sing Hosanna! sing hosanna!
Sing hosanna to the King of kings!
Sing Hosanna! sing hosanna!
Sing hosanna to the King!

Verse 3:
Give me peace in my heart,
Keep me resting,
Give me peace In my heart, I pray.
Give me peace in my heart,
Keep me resting.
Keep me resting
Till the break of day.

Chorus:
Sing Hosanna! sing hosanna!
Sing hosanna to the King of kings!
Sing Hosanna! sing hosanna!
Sing hosanna to the King!

Verse 4:
Give me love in my heart,
Keep me serving.
Give me love in my heart, I pray.
Give me love in my heart,
Keep me serving.
Keep me serving
Till the break of day.

Chorus:
Sing Hosanna! sing hosanna!
Sing hosanna to the King of kings!
Sing Hosanna! sing hosanna!
Sing hosanna to the King!

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