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Early Seeking

Early will I wake, and heed the call

Author: E. A. Barnes
Tune: [Early will I wake, and heed the call]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Early will I wake, and heed the call,
The day-star to behold;
Early will I take what is for all,
The gift of love untold.

Refrain:
Early, early, early will I seek Him,
Early, early seek the blessed Lord;
Early, early, early will I seek Him,
Earnestly, joyfully, follow His word.

2 Early will I kneel, and at His feet
Accept the better part;
Early will I take His sayings sweet,
And hide them in my heart. [Refrain]

3 Early will I think of holy things,
And search the Scriptures o’er;
Early will I come to living springs,
And drink, and thirst no more. [Refrain]

Source: The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #103

Author: E. A. Barnes

Edward Albert Barnes, born January 24 1842. He was a life long resident of Chicago and a prolifich hymn writer, and active in the American Temperance Movement. Dianne Shapiro, from http://mms.newberry.org/html/BarnesE.html Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Early will I wake, and heed the call
Title: Early Seeking
Author: E. A. Barnes
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Gems of Song #174

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Royal Hymnal #183

Sunny-side Songs for Sunday Schools #d27

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The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School #103

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