Where Is Thy God, My Soul?

Where is thy God, my soul

Author: Thomas T. Lynch
Published in 19 hymnals

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1 Where is thy God, my soul?
Is He within thy heart,
Or ruler of a distant realm
In which thou hast no part?

2 Where is thy God, my soul?
Only in stars and sun?
Or have the holy words of truth
His light in every one?

3 Where is thy God, my soul?
Confined to Scripture’s page?
Or does His Spirit check and guide
The spirit of each age?

4 O Ruler of the sky,
Rule thou within my heart;
O great adorner of the world,
Thy light of life impart.

5 Giver of holy words,
Bestow Thy holy power,
And aid me, whether work or thought
Engage the varying hour.

6 In Thee have I my help,
As all my fathers had;
I’ll trust Thee when I’m sorrowful,
And serve Thee when I’m glad.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13157

Author: Thomas T. Lynch

Lynch, Thomas Toke, was born at Dunmow, Essex, July 5, 1818, and educated at a school at Islington, in which he was afterwards an usher. For a few months he was a student at the Highbury Independent College; but withdrew, partly on account of failing health, and partly because his spirit was too free to submit to the routine of College life. From 1847 to 1849 he was Minister of a small charge at Highgate, and from 1849 to 1852 of a congregation in Mortimer Street, which subsequently migrated to Grafton Street, Fitzroy Square. From 1856 to 1859 he was laid aside by illness. In 1860 he resumed his ministry with his old congregation, in a room in Gower Street, where he remained until the opening of his new place of worship, in 1862, (Morningto… Go to person page >

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First Line: Where is thy God, my soul
Title: Where Is Thy God, My Soul?
Author: Thomas T. Lynch
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain




Samuel Howard (b. London, England, 1710; d. London, 1782) composed ST. BRIDE as a setting for Psalm 130 in William Riley's London psalter, Parochial Harmony (1762). The melody originally began with "gathering" notes at the beginning of each phrase. The tune's title is a contraction of St. Bridget, t…

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ST. ANDREW (Barnby)



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