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To Thee, to Thee, away from Self

To Thee, to Thee, away from Self

Author: Luise Hensel
Tune: ASHVILLE (Florio)
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To Thee, to Thee, away from self,
My soul would ever flee;
Thine only, I’d be all Thine own,
Then draw me nearer Thee,
The world is empty, and no more
Will I its wealth desire;
To Thee alone eternally
My heart shall e’er aspire.

2 Thou, only Thou, none else for me,
There’s rest in Thee alone;
What is the world without Thee whom
I’ve chosen for mine own?
Then die, self-will, die day by day,
Let weary struggles cease,
And let the will renewed by Thee,
In strength, O Lord, increase!

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #108

Author: Luise Hensel

Text of "Müde bin ich geh zur Ruh" is printed in Lutheran Service Book, 2006 #887… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To Thee, to Thee, away from Self
Author: Luise Hensel
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Evangel Songs #149

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Gloria Deo #108

The Friends' Hymnal #d650

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The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #a108

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