We ask for donations here just twice a year, and this is one of those times. So, before you hit the "close" button on this box, would you consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Last month, our Hymnary website had almost 1 million visitors from around the world: people like you who love hymns. To serve our users well takes money, and we have limited sources of revenue. This fund drive is one such source.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below. From the entire Hymnary.org team, our grateful thanks.

I cannot seek too early in the morning

I cannot seek too early in the morning

Tune: [I cannot seek too early in the morning]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I cannot seek too early in the morning,
I cannot come to Thee too late at night;
Thou wilt receive me in the earliest dawning,
And Thou wilt welcome in the darkest night.

Refrain:
O God, Thou art my God;
Early will I seek Thee,
early will I seek Thee,
O my God.

2 No evil can approach but Thou beholdest,
No danger compass me but Thou art near;
My trembling heart beneath Thy wing Thou foldest,
Within Thy “secret place” can come no fear. [Refrain]

3 Shall I not seek Thee in life’s early morning,
Shall I not cling to Thee thro' earthly night,
Till Thou reveal to me the heavenly dawning,
And I shall see Thy face, and “no more night”? [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #30

Text Information

First Line: I cannot seek too early in the morning
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
Page Scan

Infant Praises #68b

TextAudioPage Scan

Joyful Lays #30

Our Sabbath Home Praise Book #d54

Page Scan

Spicy Breezes #159

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.