Ye humble souls that seek the Lord (Samuel Sebastian Wesley)

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  • CPDL #20698:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2009-12-27).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 18 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Ye humble souls that seek the Lord
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Tune: Wetherby
Lyricist: Philip Doddridge

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella or keyboard

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Original text and translations

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1  Ye humble souls that seek the Lord,
   Chase all your fears away;
   And bow with rapture down to see
   The place where Jesus lay.

2  Thus low the Lord of life was brought,
   Such wonders love can do;
   Thus cold in death that bosom lay,
   Which throbbed and bled for you.


3  Then raise your eyes and tune your songs;
   The Saviour lives again:
   Not all the bolts and bars of death
   The Conqueror could detain.

4  High o'er th'angelic bands he rears
   His once dishonoured head;
   And through unnumbered years he reigns,
   Who dwelt among the dead.