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Praying for Christ to Be Revealed

Amidst ten thousand anxious cares

Author: W. Tucker
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Amidst ten thousand anxious cares,
The world and Satan’s deep-laid snares,
This my incessant cry shall be,
Jesus, reveal thyself to me.

2 When Sinai’s awful thunder rolled,
And struck with terror all my soul,
No gleam of comfort could I see,
Till Jesus was revealed to me.

3 When by temptations sore oppressed,
Distressful anguish fills my breast!
All, all is grief and misery,
Till Jesus is revealed to me.

4 When various lusts imperious rise,
And my unguarded soul surprise;
I’m captive led, nor can get free,
Till Christ reveals himself to me.

5 When darkness, thick as beamless night,
Hides the loved Saviour from my sight,
Nothing but this my ardent plea,
Jesus, reveal thyself to me.

6 ’Tis he dispels the dismal gloom;
Gives light and gladness in its room;
Then have I joy and liberty
As Christ reveals himself to me.

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #399

Author: W. Tucker

William Tucker was born at Chard, Somerset, March 27th, 1731. His parents were members of the Church of England. After hearing George Whitefield in London, he grey daily more and more acquainted with the plague of his heart, the spirituality of God's law, and the unsearchable riches of his grace. He worked in Chard as a cutler and iron monger and joined the Baptist church. He wrote a variety of pieces including "Predestination Calmly Considered," "Arminianism Dissected" and articles against Pre-Existerianism. as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro from Memoirs of the Principal Hymn-writers and Compilers of the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries (4th ed.) by John Gadsby (London: John Gadsby) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Amidst ten thousand anxious cares
Title: Praying for Christ to Be Revealed
Author: W. Tucker
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #399

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The Baptist Hymn Book #888

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