Text:Be Thou My Vision
Translator:Mary E. Byrne
Versifier:Eleanor H. Hull
Arranger:Ken Barker
Arranger (last stanza and choral ending):Gary Rhodes

83. Be Thou My Vision

1 Be Thou my Vision,
O Lord of my heart;
Naught be all else to me,
Save that Thou art:
Thou my best thought,
By day or by night,
Waking or sleeping,
Thy presence my light.

2 Be Thou my wisdom,
And Thou my true Word;
I ever with Thee
And Thou with me, Lord:
Thou my great Father,
I Thy true son,
Thou in me dwelling,
And I with Thee one.

3 Riches I heed not,
Or man's empty praise,
Thou mine inheritance,
Now and always:
Thou and Thou only,
First in my heart,
High King of heaven,
My treasure Thou art.

4 High King of heaven,
My victory won,
May I reach heaven's joys,
O bright heaven's Sun!
Heart of my own heart,
Whatever befall,
Still be my Vision,
O Ruler of all.

Text Information
First Line: Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart
Title: Be Thou My Vision
Translator: Mary E. Byrne
Versifier: Eleanor H. Hull
Language: English
Publication Date: 2008
Topic: God, Father
Source: Ancient Irish
Tune Information
Arranger: Ken Barker
Arranger (last stanza and choral ending): Gary Rhodes
Key: D Major
Copyright: Arr. © Copyright 2008 Van Ness Press, Inc. (ASCAP) (admin. by LifeWay Worship). All rights reserved.

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