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Christ to the young man said

Christ to the young man said

Published in 6 hymnals

Full Text

Christ to the young man said: “Yet one thing more,
If thou wouldst perfect be;
Sell all thou hast and give it to the poor,
And come and follow me!”

Within this temple, Christ again, unseen,
Those sacred words has said;
And his invisible hands to-day have been
Laid on a young man’s head.

And evermore beside him on his way,
The unseen Christ shall move,
That he may lean upon his arm and say,
“Dost thou, dear Lord, approve?”

Beside him at the marriage feast shall be,
To make the scene more fair;
Beside him in the dark Gethsemane
Of pain and midnight prayer.

O holy trust! O endless sense of rest!
Like the beloved John,
To lay his head upon the Saviour’s breast,
And thus to journey on!

Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #569

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #569Page Scan
Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #224Page Scan
The Treasury of American Sacred Song with Notes Explanatory and Biographical #39Page Scan
The World's Best Hymns #69Page Scan
The World's Best Hymns. (New ed.) #130