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Saviour, I Look to Thee

Representative Text

1 Saviour, I look to Thee,
Be not Thou far from me,
'Mid storms that lower:
On me Thy care bestow,
Thy loving kindness show,
Thine arms around me throw,
This trying hour.

2 Saviour, I look to Thee,
Feeble as infancy,
Gird up my heart:
Author of life and light,
Thou hast an arm of might,
Thine is the sovereign right,
Thy strength impart.

Source: International Song Service: with Bright Gems from fifty authors, for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, missionary and young people's societies, prayer-meetings, etc. #211

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Savior, I look to Thee
Title: Saviour, I Look to Thee
Author: Thomas Hastings
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #431

A. M. E. C. Hymnal #180

A.M.E. Hymnal #d332

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #618

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #192

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #192

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Church Melodies #129

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Gipsy Smith's Mission Hymnal #CH192

Gospel Hymn and Tune Book #d306

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #359

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #729

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Hymns for the Church on Earth #336

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International Song Service #211

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #845

Sabbath Songs and Spiritual Hymns #d52

Sacred Lyrics #d115

Songs for the New Life #d552

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad938

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b772

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #772

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #772

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Songs for the Sanctuary #772

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Songs for the Sanctuary #772

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Songs for the Sanctuary #772

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #75

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Songs of Praise #203

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Songs of the Church #385

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #618

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The Baptist Praise Book #1018

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #609

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #27

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #336

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #336

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