Lord Jesus When We Think of Thee (words only)
Lord Jesus, when we think of Thee, Of all Thy love and grace,
Our spirits long and fain would see Thy beauty face to face.
And though the wilderness we tread– A barren, thirsty ground,
With thorns and briars overspread, Where foes and snares abound;
Yet in Thy love such depths we see, Our souls o’erflow with praise –
Content ourselves, while, Lord, to Thee A joyful song we raise.
Our Lord, our Life, our Rest, our Shield, our Rock, our Food, our Light, –
Each thought of Thee doth constant yield Unchanging, fresh delight.
Blest Savior, keep our spirits stayed, Hard foll’wing after Thee,
Till we, in robes of white arrayed, Thy face in glory see.
James G. Deck
John B. Dykes