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441. As pants the hart for cooling streams

1 As pants the hart for cooling streams
when heated in the chase,
so longs my soul, O God, for thee,
and thy refreshing grace.

2 For thee, my God, the living God,
my thirsty soul doth pine:
O when shall I behold thy face,
thou majesty divine?

3 Why restless, why cast down, my soul?
Hope still, and thou shalt sing
the praise of him who is thy God,
thy health's eternal spring.

4 To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
the God whom we adore,
be glory, as it was, is now,
and shall be evermore.

Text Information
First Line: As pants the hart for cooling streams
Author: Nicholas Brady, 1659-1726
Author: Nahum Tate
Meter: C.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 2010
Topic: General Hymns: Faith, Hope and Love
Source: New Version of the Psalms of David, London, 1696
Tune Information
Composer: Hugh Wilson, 1776-1824
Meter: C.M.
Key: A Major
Source: Descant: St. Ann's Bay Singers, 1976
Copyright: Descant by permission of Church in the Province of the West Indies

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