إذ لا أرى وجه الحبيب

إذ لا أرى وجه الحبيب

Author: John Newton
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 - إذ لا أرى وجهَ الحبيبْ
النورُ عندي كالظلامْ
والشمسُ تبدو في المَغيبْ
محجوبةً خلفَ الغَمامْ

2 – لكن متى الفادي العجيبْ
أبدى المُحيّا بابتسامْ
تصفو حياتي بل تطيْ

3 - إن ضاء فـيَّ نورُهُ
لم يحجُبِ الشمسَ الغروبْ
بل كان لي حضورُهُ
حلواً شفى القلبَ التعوبْ

Source: تسابيح روحية #10

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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