1 Thee will I love, my God and King;
thee will I sing, my strength and tower;
forevermore thee will I trust,
O God most just of truth and power,
who all things hast in order placed,
yea, for thy pleasure hast created;
and on thy throne, unseen, unknown,
reignest alone in glory seated.
2 Set in my heart thy love I find;
my wand'ring mind to thee thou leadest;
my trembling hope, my strong desire
with heav'nly fire thou kindly feedest.
Lo, all things fair thy path prepare;
thy beauty to my spirit calleth,
thine to remain, in joy or pain,
and count it gain whate'er befalleth.
3 O more and more thy love extend,
my life befriend with heav'nly pleasure,
that I may win thy Paradise,
thy pearl of price, thy countless treasure.
Since but in thee I can go free
from earthly care and vain oppression,
this prayer I make for Jesus' sake,
that thou me take in thy possession.
Source: Rejoice in the Lord #570
|First Line:||Thee will I love, my God and King|
|Title:||Thee Will I Love, My God and King|
|Author:||Robert Seymour Bridges (1899)|
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|Rejoice in the Lord #570||Thee Will I Love, My God and King||Thee will I love, my God and King||GENEVA 138||Robert Bridges||22.214.171.124 D||Psalm 138:1; Matthew 13:46; Revelation 4:11||1985|