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O how I long with Christ to be

O how I long with Christ to be

Tune: ABRIDGE (Smith)
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 O how I long with Christ to be,
And in his presence rest!
He draws my soul most wondrously;
I to his bosom haste.

2 Me for thy coming, Lord, prepare;
Grant I may ready be
Whene'er thou comest, without fear
To meet and welcome thee.

3 Meanwhile may I in spirit view
Thy sufferings, cross, and death;
These to my heart be daily new,
While thou shalt give me breath.

4 Thus will my wants be well supplied,
Thus will my soul with grace
Abundantly be satisfied,
And kept in heavenly peace.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #804

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First Line: O how I long with Christ to be
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d779

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #804

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