1 Christ, of all my hopes the Ground,
Christ the Spring of all my joy,
Still in Thee may I be found,
Still for Thee my powers employ.
2 Fountain of o'erflowing grace,
Freely from Thy fulness give;
Till I close my earthly race,
May I prove it "Christ to live."
3 Firmly trusting in Thy blood,
Nothing shall my heart confound;
Safely I shall pass the flood,
Safely reach Emmanuel's ground.
4 When I touch the blessèd shore,
Back the closing waves shall roll;
Death's dark stream shall nevermore
Part from Thee my ravished soul.
5 Thus, O thus, an entrance give
To the land of cloudless sky;
Having known it "Christ to live,"
Let me know it "gain to die."
The Hymnal: Published by the authority of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1895
|First Line:||Christ, of all my hopes the Ground|
|Author:||Ralph Wardlaw (1817)|
|Instances (1 - 4 of 4)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Rejoice in the Lord #455||Christ, of All My Hopes the Ground||Christ, of all my hopes the ground||SONG 13||Ralph Wardlaw||220.127.116.11||Philippians 1:21||1985||Faith and Aspiration | ; Jesus Christ | Grace|
|The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #457||Christ, of all my hopes the ground||Christ, of all my hopes the ground||Ralph Wardlaw||2012|
|The Cyber Hymnal #927||Christ, of All My Hopes the Ground||Christ, of all my hopes the ground||HENDON||Ralph Wardlaw||77.77|
|Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #518||Christ, of All My Hopes the Ground||Christ, of all my hopes the ground||HENDON||Ralph Wardlaw||18.104.22.168.rep.||Philippians 1; Philippians 1:21||1990||The Way of Salvation | Union with Christ; Death | Trusting God in; Faith | In Christ; Grace | Sanctifying; Love | For Christ of God; Post-Communion |||Mod.|