O Lord of life, Thy quickening voice

O Lord of life, Thy quickening voice

Author: George Macdonald
Published in 31 hymnals

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1 O Lord of life, Thy quickening voice
Awakes my morning song;
In gladsome words I would rejoice
That I to Thee belong.

2 I see Thy light, I feel Thy wind,
The world, it is Thy word;
Whatever wakes my heart and mind,
Thy presence is, my Lord.

3 Therefore, I choose my highest part,
And turn my face to Thee;
Therefore, I stir my inmost heart
To worship fervently.

4 Within my heart, speak, Lord, speak on,
My heart alive to keep
Till comes the night, and, labour done,
In Thee I fall asleep.

Source: Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #201

Author: George Macdonald

Macdonald, George, LL.D., was born at Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Dec. 10, 1824, and educated at King's College, Aberdeen, where he graduated M.A., and from which he afterwards received the honorary degree of LL.D. For a brief time he studied for the Congregational ministry at Highbury College, London, and then became the Minister of the Congregational Church at Arundel, Sussex (1850-53). He afterwards preached for a short time to a small company at Manchester and Bolton. Relinquishing the ministry, he became Lecturer on English Literature at King's College, London, and ultimately gave himself up entirely to literary work. Dr. Macdonald has acquired a great reputation by means of his works of fiction, most of which were originally contributed to… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord of life, Thy quickening voice
Author: George Macdonald

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The Cyber Hymnal #5138
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Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #637
The Cyber Hymnal #5138TextScoreAudio
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