I Love the Lord

I know I am a child of God

Tune: [I love the Lord, He heard my cry] (15541)
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 I know I am a child of God.
although I move so slow.
I'll wait until the vict'ry comes
and move at God's command.

2 I love the Lord: who heard my cry.
And pitied every moan.
Long as I live while trouble rise,
I’ll hasten to God's throne.

3 I love the Lord, who bowed an ear.
And chased my grief away.
Oh, let my heart no more despair,
while I have breath to pray.

4 The Lord beheld me sore distressed,
and bade my pains remove.
Return, my soul, to God, thy rest,
for thou hast known God's love.


Source: Chalice Hymnal #598

Text Information

First Line: I know I am a child of God
Title: I Love the Lord
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Traditional African-American chant
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Notes: See also I love the Lord, he heard my cries
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1995.

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Chalice Hymnal #598

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