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Thou Delightest, O Lord

Thou delightest, O Lord, when Thy children draw near

Author: Amos R. Wells
Tune: [Thou delightest, O Lord, when Thy children draw near]
Published in 5 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Thou delightest, O Lord, when Thy children draw near
To worship and praise and confess;
Now banish our sorrow, our doubt and our fear;
Be present to guide and to bless.

2 Touch our ears with Thy finger, and then we shall hear
Soft voices that speak from Thy Word;
Touch our eyes into seeing, and then shall appear
The glory of Jesus, our Lord.

3 Be the words of our tongues, and the theme of our song;
Be our purpose, our praise, and our prayer;
And be to us here what Thou art to the throng
Of angels that worship Thee there.

Source: The New Christian Hymnal #18

Author: Amos R. Wells

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Text Information

First Line: Thou delightest, O Lord, when Thy children draw near
Title: Thou Delightest, O Lord
Author: Amos R. Wells
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6658
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The Cyber Hymnal #6658

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