As the Deer Pants for the Water

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As the deer pants for the water,
so my soul longs after you.
You alone are my heart's desire,
and I long to worship you.

Source: The Faith We Sing #2025

Author: Marty Nystrom

Martin J. Nystrom, a songwriter, was born in 1956 in Seattle, Washington, to a mother who grew up in the Christian Reformed Church; his father was brought up in the Evangelical Covenant Church. After graduating from Oral Roberts University with a degree in music education, Nystrom worked as a music director for the New York branch of Christ for the Nations. More recently he has served as a song development manager for Integrity Music, for whom he has written more than seventy songs. Nystrom is featured as worship leader on five Integrity "Hosanna" tapes. He also gives presentations at numerous conferences throughout the world. Go to person page >

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First Line: As the deer pants for the water (Nystrom)
Title: As the Deer Pants for the Water
Author: Marty Nystrom
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Refrain First Line: You alone are my strength and shield
Copyright: © Copyright 1984 Maranatha Music (ASCAP)(admin. by Music Services).



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