The Believer's Wish

I want not India's pearly shore

Published in 9 hymnals

Representative Text

1 I want not India's pearly shore;
I want the joys of earth no more:
I want to quit each vain delight;
I want to walk with Christ in white.

2 I want to know my Saviour's love;
I want to fix my heart above;
I want more grace to conquer sin;
I want to feel new life within.

3 I want Christ's robe of righteousness;
I want that bright and glorious dress;
I want to lay my own aside;
I want to fly from legal pride.

4 I want to lean on Jesus' breast,
And feel him my eternal rest:
I want the Spirit's purging fire;
More faith, more love to raise me higher.

5 I want with Jesus to sit down;
I long to wear my heav'nly crown;
I want the kingdom promis'd me;
I want no more, O Christ, but thee.

Source: A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #XCV

Text Information

First Line: I want not India's pearly shore
Title: The Believer's Wish
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #XCV

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A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors #124

Conference Hymns, Selected and Original. 3rd ed. #d55

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Hymns additional to the Hymns in the Prayer Book #317

Spiritual Melodies #d154

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d175

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The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #191b

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The Harp #674

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a674

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