721. My Soul Before You Prostrate Lies

1 My soul before you prostrate lies;
to you, its Source, my spirit flies;
O turn to me your cheering face;
I'm poor, enrich me with your grace.

2 Take full possession of my heart;
to me your lowly mind impart;
break nature's bonds, and let me see,
he whom you free indeed is free.

3 Still will I wait, O Lord on you,
till in your light I see anew;
till you in my behalf appear,
to banish ev'ry doubt and fear.

4 Then e'en in storms I shall you know,
my sure support and refuge too;
in ev'ry trial I shall prove
assuredly that God is love.

Text Information
First Line: My sould before you prostrate lies
Title: My Soul Before You Prostrate Lies
Author: Christian F. Richter (1704)
Translator: John Wesley (1737, alt.)
Meter: L.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Trust and Guidance; Heart--Surrender of; Trust and Confidence
Tune Information
Composer: Christian Knorr von Rosenroth (1684, alt.)
Meter: L.M.
Key: F Major
Source: C. Gregor Choralbuch (1784)
Notes: 22 U in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns

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