Jehovah speaks, seek ye my face

Jehovah speaks, seek ye my face

Author: Samuel Stennett
Published in 9 hymnals

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1 Jehovah speaks, "Seek ye my face,"
My soul admires the wondrous grace;
I'll seek thy face--thy Spirit give!
O let me see thy face and live.

2 I'll wait; perhaps my Lord may come;
(If I turn back, how sad my doom!)
And begging, in his way I'll lie,
Till the sweet hour he passeth by.

3 Daily I'll seek, with cries and tears,
With secret sighs, and fervent pray'rs;
And, if not hear--I'll weeping sit,
And perish at the Saviour's feet.

4 But canst thou, Lord! see all my pain,
And bid me seek thy face in vain?
Thou wilt not, canst not, me deceive--
The soul that seeks thy face shall live.

Source: Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #226

Author: Samuel Stennett

Samuel Stennett was born at Exeter, in 1727. His father was pastor of a Baptist congregation in that city; afterwards of the Baptist Chapel, Little Wild Street, London. In this latter pastorate the son succeeded the father in 1758. He died in 1795. Dr. Stennett was the author of several doctrinal works, and a few hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jehovah speaks, seek ye my face
Author: Samuel Stennett

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #724

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #114b

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Baptist Hymn Book #a221

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #226

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Hymns, Selected and Original #226

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Hymns #226

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The Baptist Hymn Book #221

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The Baptist Psalmody #457

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #832b

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