Lord, all I am is known to TheeAuthor: Isaac Watts
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1 Lord, all I am is known to Thee;
In vain my soul would try
To shun Thy presence, or to flee
The notice of Thine eye.
2 Thine all-surrounding sight surveys
My rising and my rest,
My public walks, my private ways,
And secrets of my breast.
3 My thoughts lie open to Thee, Lord,
Before they’re formed within;
And ere my lips pronounce the word,
Thou knowest the sense I mean.
4 Oh, wondrous knowledge, deep and high!
Where can a creature hide?
Within Thy circling arms I lie,
Beset on every side.
5 So let Thy grace surround me still,
And like a bulwark prove,
To guard my soul from every ill,
Secured by sovereign love.
Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #99
Lord, all I am is known to Thee. This is another altered form of I. Watts's “In all my vast concerns with Thee." p. 1240, i. 264.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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|The Cyber Hymnal #3567||Lord, All I Am Is Known to Thee||Lord, all I am is known to Thee:||BELMONT||Isaac Watts||CM||<cite>The Psalms of David</cite>, 1719, alt. (originally, "In All My Vast Concerns with Thee").|