1 Ye hearts with youthful vigor warm,
In smiling crowds, draw near,
And turn from ev'ry mortal charm,
A Savior's voice to hear.
2 He, Lord of all the worlds on high,
Stoops to converse with you;
And lays his radiant glories by,
Your friendship to pursue.
3 "The souls that longs to see my face,
Is sure my love to gain;
And those that early seek my grace,
Shall never seek in vain."
4 What object, Lord, my soul should move,
If once compar'd with thee?
What beauty should command my love,
Like what in Christ I see?
5 Away, ye false, delusive toys,
Vain tempters of the mind!
'Tis here I fix my lasting choice,
And here true bliss I find.
|First Line:||Ye hearts with youthful vigor warm|
|Title:||Youth invited to love Christ|
|Topic:||Holy Spirit: Gospel Call|