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Conflict with self

The soul within me longs for rest

Author: W. H. Ligon
Tune: [The soul within me longs for rest]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The soul within me longs for rest,
And sighs for Heaven’s home;
Then shall I spurn the blest request,
And still in darkness roam?

Remember thou who spurn the light,
To walk in Satan’s wiles,
The shadowy road to deepest night,
Is paved with after-whiles.

2 Each one may to his Savior go,
Obedience is the sum;
Christ says in accents sweet and low,
"Whoever will may come." [Refrain]

3 My soul in conflict with my will,
Is whispering, "Be true";
My earthly man retorts Be still,
Some other time will do. [Refrain]

4 Oh, why not enter now the fold,
The Gospel trumpet warns;
That you might wear a crown of gold,
Christ wore a crown of thorns. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11952

Author: W. H. Ligon

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Text Information

First Line: The soul within me longs for rest
Title: Conflict with self
Author: W. H. Ligon
Refrain First Line: Remember thou who spurn the light


The Cyber Hymnal #11952
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #11952

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