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O Joy of God

O joy of God, we seek you in the morning

Author: Cecil H. Boutflower
Tune: HIGHWOOD
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O joy of God, we seek you in the morning
and long to see the glory of your face:
rise on our darkness with your sun's new dawning.
Flood all our being in this feast of grace.

2 O life of God, for you our spirits hunger;
unless we feed on you we surely die:
with love and faith renewed and hope grown younger,
send us from here to serve you, God most high.

3 O peace of God, you pass our understanding -
safe through each moment keep us every day:
with joy divine and mercy never ending,
direct our path and prosper all our way.

Author: Cecil H. Boutflower

Cecil Henry Boutflower /ˈboʊflaʊər/ (1863–1942) was an Anglican bishop who served both at home and abroad. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O joy of God, we seek you in the morning
Title: O Joy of God
Author: Cecil H. Boutflower
Meter: 11.10.11.10
Source: Hymns for Today's Church, 1982, rev.
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: © 1982 Hope Publishing Company

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #422

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Voices United #407

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