O God, my God, my all Thou art:

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CGS No.: 
151

Verse 1
O God, my God, my all Thou art:
Ere shines the dawn of rising day,
Thy sovereign light within my heart,
Thy all-enlivening power display.

Verse 2
For Thee my thirsty soul doth pant,
While in this desert land I live;
And hungry as I am, and faint,
Thy love alone can comfort give.

Verse 3
In a dry land, behold, I place
My whole desire on Thee, O Lord;
And more I joy to gain Thy grace,
Than all earth's treasures can afford.

Verse 4
More dear than life itself, Thy love
My heart and tongue shall still employ;
And to declare Thy praise will prove
My peace, my glory, and my joy.

Verse 5
In blessing Thee, with grateful songs
My happy life shall glide away;
The praise that to Thy name belongs
Hourly with lifted hands I'll pay.

Verse 6
Thy name, O God, upon my bed
Dwells on my lips, and fires my thought;
With trembling awe, in midnight shade,
I muse on all Thy hand have wrought.

Verse 7
In all I do feel Thine aid;
Therefore Thy greatness will I sing,
O God, who bidd'st my heart be glad
Beneath the shadow of Thy wing

Verse 8
My soul draws nigh and cleaves to Thee;
Then let or earth or hell assail,
Thy mighty hand shall set me free;
For whom Thou sav'st, he ne'er shall fail.