Seek the Lord

In the morning of thy life

Author: Katharyn Bacon
Tune: [In the morning of thy life]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the morning of thy life,
Ere the seeds of sin and strife
Spring within thy heart and grow, seek the Lord;
To His will thine all resign,
Let Him guide with love divine,
And the joys of heav’n thou’lt know, seek the Lord.

Refrain:
Seek the Lord, oh! seek the Lord,
In the happy days of youth, seek the Lord,
Seek the Lord, oh! seek the Lord,
In the happy days of youth, seek the Lord.

2 Thou wilt need Him every hour
To dispel the tempter’s pow’r,
And while youth and strength are thine seek the Lord;
Give to Him the days so bright,
Early walk in truth and light,
Serve Him till thy life’s decline, seek the Lord. [Refrain]

3 Consecrate thyself to Him
Ere the lamp of life grows dim,
Bid the masses one and all, seek the Lord;
That thou may some trophy bring
To thy blessed Saviour, King,
When He shall to heaven call, seek the Lord. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #29

Author: Katharyn Bacon

Katharyn Bacon was born in 1884 and lived in the hills of Tennessee. She liked books, flowers, garden and being close to nature. She was most likely married to George W. Bacon since a lot of her hymns appear in hymnals he edited. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the morning of thy life
Title: Seek the Lord
Author: Katharyn Bacon
Copyright: Public Domain
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