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74. Desire After God

1 O Lord, give ear when with my voice
I cry aloud to Thee;
Have mercy also, I entreat,
Give answer unto me.

2 When Thou didst say, Seek ye My face,
My answering heart replied,
Thy face, Jehovah, will I seek
Above all else beside.

3 Hide not Thy face, nor in Thy wrath
Thy servant put away;
Thou hast a helper been to me
In ev'ry troublous day.

4 O God, my Saviour, leave me not;
Tho' parents should forsake,
The Lord, within His arms of love,
His child will surely take.

Text Information
First Line: O Lord, give ear when with my voice
Title: Desire After God
Meter: C. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1912
Topic: Access to God; Anger of God: Deprecated; Aspirations: For Christ (30 more...)
Notes: Selected stanzas.
Tune Information
Composer: Hans G. Nägeli (alt.)
Meter: C. M.
Key: D Major

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