E. H. Bickersteth


MY God, my Father, let me rest

In the calm sun-glow of Thy Face,

Until Thy love in me expressed

Draws others to Thy throne of grace.


O Jesus, Master, let me hold

Such secret fellowship with Thee,

That others, careless once and cold,

Won to my Lord and theirs may be.


Eternal Spirit, Heavenly Dove,

The light of life to me impart,

Till fire descending from above

Burns on and on from heart to heart.


O Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

Still, still may love to love respond;

And teach me, when I love Thee most,

Depths all unfathomed lie beyond.


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