When in thy courts I stand

Both weak and blind, dear Lord, I am

Author: Effie S. Black
Tune: [Both weak and blind, dear Lord, I am]
Published in 7 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Both weak and blind, dear Lord, I am,
For now thy face I cannot see,
But I can hear thy gentle voice
Speak words of love to me.

O some day I shall see,
And some day clasp thy hand,
Yes, some day see thy face,
When in thy courts I stand.

2 But I can feel thy gentle touch,
And I can read thy blessed word,
And with thy mighty, throbbing love
My lonely heart is stirred. [Refrain]

3 Till then, dear Lord, but lead me on,
And guide me in the better way,
Lest groping in the darkness here
My feet should go astray. [Refrain]

4 And when at last my journey’s o’er,
Earth’s heavy burdens are laid down,
When tears are changed to pearls of joy,
My cross to jeweled crown. [Refrain]

Source: Songs for All #109

Author: Effie S. Black

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Text Information

First Line: Both weak and blind, dear Lord, I am
Title: When in thy courts I stand
Author: Effie S. Black
Refrain First Line: O some day I shall see
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #11286
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The Cyber Hymnal #11286

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