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Thinking, Lord, of Thee

Alone in some secure retreat

Author: C. E. Orr
Tune: [Alone in some secure retreat]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Alone in some secure retreat,
The sky o’ershadows me;
All nature smiles so soft and sweet,
I’m thinking, Lord, of Thee.

Refrain:
Thinking of Thee, O Lord, of Thee,
Musing on things above;
Till every chord within my soul
Is tuned with heav’nly love.

2 I see Thee in the lonely mount
In silent prayer for me;
Thy tears all night a flowing fount,
I’m thinking, Lord, of Thee. [Refrain]

3 I hear Thy deep and mournful sigh
In sad Gethsemane;
I see Thee on the reeking cross,
I’m thinking, Lord, of Thee. [Refrain]

4 Awaking from the silent tomb,
Thy risen form I see;
Thy saints awaiting Thee to come,
Are thinking, Lord, of Thee. [Refrain]

Source: Timeless Truths #35

Author: C. E. Orr

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Text Information

First Line: Alone in some secure retreat
Title: Thinking, Lord, of Thee
Author: C. E. Orr
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Thinking of thee, O Lord
Copyright: Public Domain

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Timeless Truths #35

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