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حبيك يا ربي يزيد

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1 حُبِّيكَ يا ربي يزيدْ
عن عالمٍ يَفنَى
إذ قد وهبتني المزيدْ
من مجدِك الأسنى

القرار:
حُبِّيكَ لا أنساه يا
مَن مُتَّ عن ذنبي
ودمَكَ الذي جرى
مُطهراً قلبي

2 حبيك يا ربي يزيدْ
عن حبِّ خُلاّني
أختار صوتَكَ على
أصواتِ إخواني

3 حبيك يا ربي يزيدْ
عن عالمِ الغرورْ
لي فيك كلُّ ما أريدْ
من راحمٍ غفورْ

4 حبيك يا ربي يزيدْ
عن بهجة الدنيا
لذاك أبغي الارتقا
لدارك العُليا

Source: مزامير وتسابيح وأغاني روحية #279

Author: Frances R. Havergal

Havergal, Frances Ridley, daughter of the Rev. W. H. Havergal, was born at Astley, Worcestershire, Dec. 14, 1836. Five years later her father removed to the Rectory of St. Nicholas, Worcester. In August, 1850, she entered Mrs. Teed's school, whose influence over her was most beneficial. In the following year she says, "I committed my soul to the Saviour, and earth and heaven seemed brighter from that moment." A short sojourn in Germany followed, and on her return she was confirmed in Worcester Cathedral, July 17, 1853. In 1860 she left Worcester on her father resigning the Rectory of St. Nicholas, and resided at different periods in Leamington, and at Caswall Bay, Swansea, broken by visits to Switzerland, Scotland, and North Wales. She died… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: حبيك يا ربي يزيد
English Title: The Half Has Never Yet Been Told
Author: Frances R. Havergal
Language: Arabic
Refrain First Line: حبيك لا أنساه يا
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Tune

[Come every soul by sin oppressed] (Stockton)

John H. Stockton (b. New Hope, PA, 1813; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1877) composed MINERVA for one of his own gospel-hymn texts, "Come, Every Soul by Sin Oppressed." The tune was published in his Salvation Melodies No.1 (1874); however, it had also been published earlier in Joyful Songs Nos. 1-3 Combined…

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