Thee will I love, my strength, my tower,

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CGS No.: 
135

Verse 1
Thee will I love, my strength, my tower,
Thee will I love, my joy, my crown;
Thee will I love with all my power,
In all Thy works, and Thee alone;
Thee will I love, till sacred fire
Fills my whole soul with pure desire.

Verse 2
I thank Thee, uncreated Sun,
That Thy bright beams on me have shined;
I thank Thee, who hast overthrown
My foes, and healed my wounded mind;
I thank Thee, whose enlivening voice
Bids my freed heart in Thee rejoice.

Verse 3
Uphold me in the doubtful race,
Nor suffer me again to stray;
Strengthen my feet with heavenly grace
Still to press forward in Thy way;
That all my powers, with all their might,
In Thy sole glory may unite.

Verse 4
Thee will I love, my joy, my crown;
Thee will I love, my Lord, my God;
Thee will I love, beneath Thy frown,
Or smile ? Thy sceptre or Thy rod;
What though my flesh and heart decay,
Thee shall I love in endless day