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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.

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



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Infant Praises #68b

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Joyful Lays #30

Our Sabbath Home Praise Book #d54

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Spicy Breezes #159

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