6. Ave lou ola

MAORI -
1 Ave lou ola ia aoga
Le Alii e, i au feau
Ave ou aso us totoe
E viia ai o lau Afio.

Refrain:
O lou alofa ua naunau
E auauna atu ia te oe
Ia e talia o au attoa
Ia fai mo or e faavavau.

2 Ave ou lima ia fai ai
Mea e aoga ia te oe
Ave ou vae ia aoga
E femoei au feau. [Refrain]

3 Ave lou leo ia aoga
E tauvivii ai ia te oe
O ou lougutu ia aoga
E telaiina ai au feau. [Refrain]

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ENGLISH -
1 Take my life and let it be useful,
Lord, for your duties,
Take my remaining days
for praising your Majesty.

Refrain:
My love greatly desires
to serve you;
accept all of me
so I am made yours forever.

2 Take my arms and let them do
what will be useful to you.
Take my legs and let them be useful
in running to do your tasks. [Refrain]

3 Take my voice and let is be useful
in praising you.
Let my lips be useful
in telling of your works. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Ave lou ola ia aoga
Title: Ave lou ola
Author: John Marriott
Refrain First Line: O lou alofa ua naunau
Language: Samoan
Publication Date: 1999
Topic: Commitment; Kingdom of God
Source: O Pese ma Viiga (Congregational Christian Church of Samoa Hymnary)
Tune Information
Name: [Ave lou ola ia aoga]
Composer: Richard Moyle
Key: C Major
Copyright: © Richard Moyle



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