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Beholding Thee, Lord Jesus

Author: Avis B. Christiansen

Avis Marguerite Burgeson was born in 1895 and lived in Chicago all her life. She attended the Moody Church, pastored for many years by Dr. Harry Ironside. In 1917, Avis Burgeson married Ernest Christiansen who later became a vice president of Moody Bible Institute. She was a modest and retiring woman, and sometimes used pen names: Avis Burgesson, Christian B. Anson and Constance B. Reid. She began writing poems in childhood, and before her death in 1985 had written thousands of them. She died in 1985. NN, Hymnary  Go to person page >

Author: John M. Rasley

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Text Information

First Line: Beholding Thee, Lord Jesus
Author: Avis B. Christiansen
Author: John M. Rasley
Refrain First Line: Beholding Thee, Lord Jesus, my weary soul finds rest
Publication Date: 1971
Copyright: 1968 by Singspiration, Inc.

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