|Praise Whistlers Abroad
|None But Christ
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|Author:||khl [ Tue Jul 31, 2007 9:25 am ]|
|Post subject:||None But Christ|
In searching for another tune, I ran into this one: http://www.cyberhymnal.org/htm/n/o/n/nonebutc.htm
It's not a bad tune, and the text is good, too. The tune composer is James McGranahan, but it isn't known who wrote the words.
O Christ, in Thee my soul hath found,
And found in Thee alone,
The peace, the joy I sought so long,
The bliss till now unknown.
Now none but Christ can satisfy,
None other Name for me!
There’s love, and life, and lasting joy,
Lord Jesus, found in Thee.
I sighed for rest and happiness,
I yearned for them, not Thee;
But, while I passed my Savior by,
His love laid hold on me.
I tried the broken cisterns, Lord,
But, ah, the waters failed;
Even as I stooped to drink they fled,
And mocked me as I wailed.
The pleasures lost I sadly mourned,
But never wept for Thee,
Till grace the sightless eyes received,
Thy loveliness to see.
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