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Seek ye first, not earthly pleasure

Seek ye first, not earthly pleasure

Author: Georgiana M. Taylor
Tune: [Seek ye first, not earthly pleasure]
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Seek ye first, not earthly pleasure,
Fading joy and failing treasure,
But the love that knows no measure,
Seek ye first, seek ye first.

2 Seek ye first God’s peace and blessing;
Ye have all if this possessing:
Come, your need and sin confessing,
Seek Him first, seek Him first.

3 Seek this first—be pure and holy;
Like the Master, meek and lowly;
Yielded to His service wholly:
Seek this first, seek this first.

4 Seek the coming of His kingdom;
Seek the souls around, to win them,
Seek to Jesus Christ to bring them;
Seek this first, seek this first.

5 Seek this first, His promise trying,
It is sure—all need supplying—
Heav’nly things—on Him relying—
Seek ye first, seek ye first.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11577

Author: Georgiana M. Taylor

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Text Information

First Line: Seek ye first, not earthly pleasure
Author: Georgiana M. Taylor
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #11577
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The Cyber Hymnal #11577

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