O Lord, I will delight in thee

O Lord, I will delight in thee

Author: John Ryland
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1 O Lord, I will delight in thee
And on thy care depend,
To thee in every trouble flee,
My best, my only friend.

2 When all created streams are dried,
Thy fulness is the same;
May I with this be satisfied
And glory in thy name.

3 No good in creatures can be found
But may be found in thee;
I must have all things and abound
While God is God to me.

4 O Lord, I cast my care on thee,
I triumph and adore;
Henceforth my great concern shall be
To love and please thee more.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #14

Author: John Ryland

Ryland, John, D.D., son of Rev. John Collett Ryland, was born at Warwick, Jan. 29, 1753. At that time his father was Baptist minister at Warwick, but in 1759 removed to Northampton. "J. Ryland, junior," as for many years he was accustomed to subscribe himself, was in 1781 ordained co-pastor with his father at Northampton. In 1794 he accepted the presidency of the Baptist College and the pastorate of the church in Broadmead, Bristol, and these offices he retained until his death on June 25, 1825. Dr. Ryland was a man of considerable literary culture, and received the degree of D.D. from Brown University, Rhode Island. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Missionary Society, and for the three years following the death of Rev. A. Fuller,… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord, I will delight in thee
Author: John Ryland
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1986.

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #14

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