Thy Thoughts Concerning Me

Thy thoughts concerning me, O God

Author: J. T. Nickens
Tune: ALLEYNE
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 Thy thoughts concerning me, O God,
Are precious and divine,
Outnumbering the sands of time,
They assure me I am Thine.

2 When I awake I’m still with Thee,
I am by Thee beset;
Thy providence my path doth guard,
Thy mercy guides my feet.

3 Thy hand is oft upon me laid
When I would go astray,
Thou gently whisper'st in my ear,
"My child, this is the way."

4 There is no word my tongue can frame,
But what is known to Thee,
Else would I lose myself away,
In praises to Thy name.

5 But search me, Lord, and let my thoughts
Reflect Thy sovereign will,
And when I cross the bar, I pray
I may be with Thee still.

Amen.

Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #86

Author: J. T. Nickens

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Text Information

First Line: Thy thoughts concerning me, O God
Title: Thy Thoughts Concerning Me
Author: J. T. Nickens
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #11866
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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #86

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