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253. Happy the Men Who Jesus Knows

1 Happy the men who Jesus knows,
Who humbly walk with God below,
His secret voice attend.
From all tumultuous passion free,
Their Guide invisible they see,
And commune with their Friend.

2 O that I thus on Christ reclined,
His quiet, meek, and even mind
Might with Himself possess:
I want the faith which works by hope,
Which calmly to its Lord looks up,
And waits for perfect peace.

3 Jesus, on me the power bestow
To work, or rest, stand still, or go,
As Thy design I feel:
Redeemed from nature's hurrying strife,
I would not take one step in life
Without a beck from Thee.

4 No longer rash to act, or speak,
To think or judge, I only seek
To know Thine utmost will.
I set my God a time no more,
The Kingdom when Thou wilt restore,
And all Thy love reveal.

Text Information
First Line: Happy the men who Jesus knows
Title: Happy the Men Who Jesus Knows
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Meter: 8 8 6 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 1999
Topic: Worship of the Son
Tune Information
Meter: 8 8 6 D
Key: E Major
Source: London Tune Book

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