632. When the Weary, Seeking Rest

1 When the weary, seeking rest,
To thy goodness flee;
When the heavy-laden cast
All their load on thee;
When the troubled, seeking peace,
On thy Name shall call;
When the sinner, seeking life,
At thy feet shall fall:

Hear then in love, O Lord, the cry
In heav'n, thy dwelling place on high.

2 When the stranger asks a home,
All his toils to end;
When the hungry craveth food,
And the poor a friend;
When the widow weeps to thee,
Sad and lone and low;
When the orphan brings to thee
All his orphan woe: (Refrain)

3 When the worldling, sick at heart,
Lifts his soul above;
When the prodigal looks back
To his Father's love;
When the proud man, in his pride,
Stoops to seek thy face;
When the burdened brings his guilt
To thy Throne of grace: (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: When the weary, seeking rest
Title: When the Weary, Seeking Rest
Author: Horatius Bonar (1866)
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: 1 Kings 8:30
Topic: Forgiveness of Sins
Language: English
Refrain First Line: hear then in love, O Lord, the cry
Tune Information
Composer: William H. Callcott (1867)
Key: G Major
Source: Refrain adapted from Mendelssohn, 1846

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