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O light of my spirit and joy

O light of my spirit and joy

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [O light of my spirit and joy of my heart]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. O light of my spirit and joy of my heart,
Thou chief among thousands, how lovely Thou art!
I think of Thy goodness where’er I may be,
My rock and salvation, I live but for Thee.

I live but in Thee, I live but in Thee,
My rock and salvation, I live but in Thee;
I live but in Thee, I live but in Thee,
My rock and salvation, I live but in Thee.

2. I care not for treasures that rust and decay,
I seek not for pleasures that vanish away,
Enough that my Savior my portion will be,
O loving Redeemer, I live but in Thee. [Refrain]

3. Thus far hast Thou led me, I’ll trust Thee for all,
I know Thou wilt ever respond to my call;
I feel that Thy grace is sufficient for me,
O Savior of sinners, I live but in Thee. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2879

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Anna C. Storey, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O light of my spirit and joy
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: I live but in thee


The Cyber Hymnal #2879
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The Cyber Hymnal #2879

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