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Oprah Sings Hymn 'I Surrender All' on Harry Connick Jr. Show

  • Veronica Neffinger
    Religious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
  • 2017 Nov 14
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Oprah Winfrey recently led worship as a guest on Harry Connick Jr.’s talk show. The influential celebrity and former talk show host also discussed prayer, faith, and responding to criticism.

“You know what my prayer is? My prayer is, ‘Use me.’ I used to pray that prayer everyday … When you pray that prayer you will be met with the answer,” Oprah told Connick, as reported by

Toward the end of the interview, Oprah leads a rendition of the Christian hymn “I Surrender All.”

“All to Jesus I surrender
All to Him I freely give
I will ever love and trust Him
In His presence daily live,”
say the song’s lyrics.

“I surrender all
I surrender all
All to Thee my blessed Saviour
I surrender all,
” continues the chorus.

Oprah also commented on the current cultural and political climate, and said that in these times of divisiveness and tension, our true spiritual roots and true love need to show. “Love shows up when it has to face hate,” she said.


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Publication date: November 14, 2017