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341. I Sought the Lord

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1. I sought the Lord, and afterward I knew
he moved my soul to seek him, seeking me.
It was not I that found, O Savior true;
no, I was found of thee.

2. Thou didst reach forth thy hand and mine enfold;
I walked and sank not on the storm-vexed sea.
'Twas not so much that I on thee took hold,
as thou, dear Lord, on me.

3. I find, I walk, I love, but oh, the whole
of love is but my answer, Lord, to thee!
For thou wert long beforehand with my soul;
always thou lovedst me.

Text Information
First Line: I sought the Lord, and afterward I knew
Title: I Sought the Lord
Author: Anon. (ca. 1890)
Meter: 10 10.10 6
Language: English
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: Prevenient Grace: Invitation; Call to the Christian Life; Christian Experience (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: PEACE
Composer: George W. Chadwick (1890)
Meter: 10 10.10 6
Key: A♭ Major



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