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My God, I Love Thee For Thyself

My God, I love Thee for Thyself

Author: George B. Bubier (1857)
Tune: HOWARD (Stevenson)
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My God, I love Thee for Thyself,
All creature things above;
Thy glorious works, Thy blessèd gifts
I praise—but Thee I love.

2 My God, I seek Thee for Thyself,
Besides, I ask not aught;
If Thee, Thyself, I do not find,
All that I find is naught.

3 If Thou deniest me Thyself,
Whate’er Thou givest me,
Empty and void, I languish still,
And grieve unceasingly.

4 Give me to find, O gracious God,
Thee, as my final end;
To Thee in constancy of love
Eternally to tend.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8283

Author: George B. Bubier

Bubier, George Burden, son of the Rev. William Bubier, born at Reading, Feb. 2, 1823. After serving for some time in a bank at Banbury, he prepared for the Congregational Ministry, at Homerton College. He was successively pastor of congregations at Orsett, Essex, 1844; Union Chapel, Brixton; Cambridge; and Hope Chapel, Salford, 1854. In 1864 he was appointed Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Spring Hill Congregational College, Birmingham. He died at Acock's Green, near Birmingham, March 19, 1869. In 1855 he was joint editor with Dr. George Macdonald, and the brother of the latter, of Hymns and Sacred Songs for Sunday Schools and Social Worship, in two parts, &c, Manchester, Fletcher and Tubbs, 1855. A great many of the 318 hymns in th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My God, I love Thee for Thyself
Title: My God, I Love Thee For Thyself
Author: George B. Bubier (1857)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #8283
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The Cyber Hymnal #8283

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