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Attentive Waiting

To Thee, O Lord, I lift my eyes,O thou enthroned above the skies

Tune: PAXTANG
Published in 11 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To you, O Lord, I lift my eyes,
to you enthroned above the skies.
As servants watch their master's hand,
or maidens by their mistress stand,
so to the Lord our eyes we raise,
until his mercy he displays.

2 O Lord our God, your mercy show,
for human pride and scorn we know.
Reproach and shame your saints endure
from sinners who appear secure.
To you, O Lord, I lift my eyes,
to you enthroned above the skies.

Psalter Hymnal, 1987

Text Information

First Line: To Thee, O Lord, I lift my eyes,O thou enthroned above the skies
Title: Attentive Waiting
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Psalter, 1887
Language: English
Refrain First Line: To Thee, O Lord, I lift my eyes

Tune

PAXTANG


PATER OMNIUM


SARAH (Huffman)

Hughes M. Huffman's SARAH first appeared in Hymns II (1976) as a setting for Henry Collins's text “Jesus, My Lord, My God, My All.” He wrote the tune for that text in 1975 and named it in memory of his sister, who died in 1974, only three years after receiving her doctorate in organ from Yale Un…

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6960
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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #123

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The Cyber Hymnal #6960

Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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