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Thy will to me, O God

Thy will to me, O God

Author: John Parker
Tune: [Thy will to me, O God]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Thy will to me, O God,
Is always wise and good;
I love thy will.
I have no earthly bliss
That can compare with this,
Thy loving hand I kiss,—
I love thy will.

Refrain:
Amen, amen to all thy will,
Amen to all thy word,
Whate’er thy will, I love it still;
Amen, amen, my Lord.

2 Thou hast enlarged my heart,
Taught me this better part,
To know thy will.
The mists have fled away,
And each more blissful day
I run thy will to obey,—
I love thy will. [Refrain]

3 My life of doubt is past,
My fears are gone at last,
I love thy will.
Mine is a life of joy,
No fears my soul annoy,
Thy will gives blest employ,—
I love thy will. [Refrain]

4 My ev’ry hour be spent,
My life a sweet consent,
To all thy will.
I want no other way,
Mine only to obey
Thy will from day to day,
Thy perfect will. [Refrain]

5 I love it more than life,
With it I have no strife,
I love thy will.
I shall forevermore,
On yonder blissful shore,
With all the saints adore
Thy blessed will. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #110

Author: John Parker

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Text Information

First Line: Thy will to me, O God
Author: John Parker
Refrain First Line: Amen, amen to all thy will

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Joyful Sound #110

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Sacred Trio #276

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The Sacred Trio #276

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