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إذ لا أرى وجه الحبيب

إذ لا أرى وجه الحبيب

Author: John Newton
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 - إذ لا أرى وجهَ الحبيبْ
النورُ عندي كالظلامْ
والشمسُ تبدو في مَغيبْ
محجوبةً خلفَ الغَمامْ
إن ضاء فـيَّ نورُهُ
لم يحجُبِ الشمسَ الغروبْ
وعَمَّني سرورُهُ
وأنعشَ القلبَ التَّعوبْ

2 - عرفٌ زكيٌّ ذكرُهُ
أحلى نشيد للقلوبْ
روضٌ بديعٌ نشرُهُ
عني جَلا كلَّ الكروبْ
يا وجهَ فاديَّ السني
بَدَّدْتَ من دربي الظلامْ
لَـما بهاكَ مسني
في مُهجتي فاضَ السلامْ

Source: ترانيم مسيحية #9

Author: John Newton

Newton, John, who was born in London, July 24, 1725, and died there Dec. 21, 1807, occupied an unique position among the founders of the Evangelical School, due as much to the romance of his young life and the striking history of his conversion, as to his force of character. His mother, a pious Dissenter, stored his childish mind with Scripture, but died when he was seven years old. At the age of eleven, after two years' schooling, during which he learned the rudiments of Latin, he went to sea with his father. His life at sea teems with wonderful escapes, vivid dreams, and sailor recklessness. He grew into an abandoned and godless sailor. The religious fits of his boyhood changed into settled infidelity, through the study of Shaftesbury and… Go to person page >

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First Line: إذ لا أرى وجه الحبيب
English Title: How Tedious and Tasteless
Author: John Newton
Language: Arabic
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