Thou, God, seest me

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1. Where'er I am by day or night,
On land or on the sea,
I cannot hide me from thy sight,
For "thou God seest me."

2. While at my study, work, or play,
Whate'er my conduct be,
'Tis not unknown for one brief day,
For "thou God seest me."

3. Not only words and deeds are known,
But thoughts are seen of thee;
Tho' thorns or roses may be sown,
'Tis "thou God seest me."

4. Then help me, Lord, each hour to live,
I pray on bended knee,
That I may faithful service give,
For "thou God seest me."

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #105

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Where'er I am by day
Title: Thou, God, seest me
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Copyright: Public Domain


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