Hymnary.org will be unavailable January 30th, 6:00 to 9:00 PM EST for system maintenance. Thank you for your patience. Hide this message

11286. When In Thy Courts I Stand

1 Both weak and blind, dear Lord, I am,
For now Thy face I cannot see;
But I can hear Thy gentle voice
Speak words of love to me.

Refrain:
O some day I shall see,
And some day clasp Thy hand;
Yes, some day see Thy face,
When in Thy courts I stand.

2 But I can feel Thy gentle touch,
And I can read Thy blessèd word,
And with Thy mighty, throbbing love
My lonely heart is stirred. [Refrain]

3 Till then, dear Lord, but lead me on,
And guide me in the better way,
Lest, groping in the darkness here,
My feet should go astray. [Refrain]

4 And when at last my journey’s o’er,
Earth’s heavy burdens are laid down,
When tears are changed to pearls of joy,
My cross to jeweled crown. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Both weak and blind, dear Lord, I am
Title: When In Thy Courts I Stand
Author: Effie S. Black (1905)
Refrain First Line: O some day I shall see
Language: English
Source: New songs of the Gospel, No. 2 by J. Lincoln Hall et al. (New York: Hall-Mack, 1905)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [Both weak and blind, dear Lord, I am]
Composer: Joseph Lincoln Hall
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Some hymnals show the composer as Arthur Wilton, one of Hall's pseudonyms



Media
Adobe Acrobat image: PDF
MIDI file: Midi
Noteworthy Composer score: Noteworthy Composer Score
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.