500. Oh, I Want to See Him

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1 As I journey through the land, singing as I go,
Pointing souls to Calvary—to the crimson flow,
Many arrows pierce my soul from without, within;
But my Lord leads me on, through Him I must win.

Oh, I want to see Him, look upon His face,
There to sing forever of His saving grace;
On the streets of glory let me lift my voice,
Cares all past, home at last, ever to rejoice.

2 When in service for my Lord dark may be the night,
But I’ll cling more close to Him, He will give me light;
Satan’s snares may vex my soul, turn my thoughts aside;
But my Lord goes ahead, leads whate’er betide. [Refrain]

3 When in valleys low I look toward the mountain height,
And behold my Savior there, leading in the fight,
With a tender hand outstretched toward the valley low,
Guiding me, I can see, as I onward go. [Refrain]

4 When before me billows rise form the mighty deep,
Then my Lord directs my bark; He doth safely keep,
And He leads me gently on through this world below;
He’s a real Friend to me, oh, I love Him so. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: As I journey through the land, singing as I go
Title: Oh, I Want to See Him
Author: R. H. C. (1916)
Scripture: 1 John 3:2
Topic: Anticipation
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Oh_I_Want_to_See_Him)
Refrain First Line: Oh, I want to see Him, look upon His face
Tune Information
Name: [As I journey through the land, singing as I go]
Composer: R. H. Cornelius (1916)
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Oh_I_Want_to_See_Him)

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