The Believer's Wish

Again, indulgent Lord, I come

Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Again, indulgent Lord, I come;
Again to tell my wants presume;
I want to know thee as thou art;
I want to find thee in my heart.

2 I want to feel I die to sin;
I would no longer live therein:
No earthly bliss can do me good,
I want the balm of Jesu's blood.

3 I want acquaintance with the Lamb,
To know the virtues of his name;
I want assurance of my faith;
I want a conquest over death.

4 I want to be made free indeed,
And trample on the serpent's head:
I want my wants to be supply'd,
And have ten thousand wants beside.

5 I want—I want my wants to know;
I want in faith and hope to grow:
I want thyself! this favour grant,
And thou has granted all I want.

Source: A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #XCIV

Text Information

First Line: Again, indulgent Lord, I come
Title: The Believer's Wish
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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