As Pants the Hart

As pants the hart for cooling streams when heated in the chase

Tune: SPOHR (Spohr 53351)
Published in 5 hymnals

Full Text

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?
Trust God; and He'll employ
His aid for thee, and change these sighs
To thankful hymns of joy.

4 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.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal #317

Text Information

First Line: As pants the hart for cooling streams when heated in the chase
Title: As Pants the Hart
Source: New Version, Tate and Brady, 1698
Publication Date: 1940
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1940.

Tune

SPOHR (Spohr 53351)


MARTYRDOM (Wilson)

MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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Instances

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Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #20
Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #643
The Cambridge Hymnal #6
The Hymnal #317TextPage Scan
The Mennonite Hymnary, published by the Board of Publication of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America #586



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