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À mon Dieu, je me confie

Full Text

1 À mon Dieu, je me confie;
sa clémence est infinie;
ta pensée, ô Dieu d'amour,
est fidèle pour toujours.

2 La lumière radieuse
est ton oeuvre merveilleuse;
ta pensée, ô Dieu d'amour,
est fidèle pour toujours.

3 Tu consoles, tu pardonnes,
ta bonté, sur tous, rayonne;
ta pensée, ô Dieu d'amour,
est fidèle pour toujours.

4 Par ta grâce prévenante,
l'âme s'ouvre à l'espérance;
ta pensée, ô Dieu d'amour,
est fidèle pour toujours.

5 Tout à toi je me confie;
ta clémence est infinie;
ta pensée, ô Dieu d'amour,
est fidèle pour toujours.

Author: Suzanne Bidgrain

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Text Information

First Line: À mon Dieu, je me confie
Author: Suzanne Bidgrain (1924, rév.)
Meter: 8.8.7.7
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1996.

Tune

MONKLAND

The tune MONKLAND has a fascinating if complex history. Rooted in a tune for the text "Fahre fort" in Johann A. Freylinghausen's (PHH 34) famous hymnal, Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704), it then was significantly altered by John Antes (b. Frederick, PA, 1740; d. Bristol, England, 1811) in a Moravian m…

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