1 As pants the hart for cooling streams
when heated in the chase,
So longs my soul, O God, for you
and your refreshing grace.
2 Why restless, why cast down, my soul?
Trust God, who will employ
All grace for you, and change your sighs
to thankful hymns of joy.
3 God of my strength, how long shall I,
like one forgotten, mourn,
Forlorn, forsaken, and exposed
to my oppressor's scorn?
4 Why restless, why cast down, my soul?
Hope still, and you shall sing
The praise of One who is your God,
your health's eternal spring.
|First Line:||As pants the hart for cooling streams|
|Title:||As Pants the Hart for Cooling Streams|
|Topic:||Comfort and Assurance; Faith and Aspiration; God: Strength and Refuge of(2 more...)|
|Source:||A New Version of the Psalms of David, ed. Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1696, alt.|