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As Pants the Hart

Far from thy sacred courts my tears

Tune: [Far from thy sacred courts, my tears]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Far from Thy sacred courts my tears
Have been my food by night and day,
While constantly, with bitter sneers,
“Where is thy God?” the scoffers say.

Refrain:
As pants the hart for water brooks,
So pants my soul, O God, for Thee:
For Thee it thirsts, to Thee it looks,
And longs the living God to see.

2 These things I’ll call to mind, and cry,
When I shall tread the sacred way
To Zion, praising God on high,
With throngs who keep the holy day. [Refrain]

3 O why art thou cast down, my soul?
And what should so disquiet thee?
Still hope in God, and Him extol,
Whose face brings saving health to me. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 6 #149

Text Information

First Line: Far from thy sacred courts my tears
Title: As Pants the Hart
Language: English
Refrain First Line: As pants the hart for water brooks

Timeline

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Bible Songs #88

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Bible Songs #147

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Gospel Hymns No. 6 #149

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Gospel Hymns No. 6 #149

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Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #386

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