I sought the Lord

I sought the Lord, and afterward I knewHe moved my soul to seek Him, seeking me.It was not I that found, O Savior true;No, I was found of Thee.Thou didst reach forth Thy hand and mine enfold;I walked and sank not on the storm vexed sea.???Twas not so much that I on Thee took hold,As Thou, dear Lord, on me.I find, I walk, I love, but oh, the wholeOf love is but my answer, Lord, to Thee!For Thou were long beforehand with my soul,Always Thou lovest me.-Words: Anonymous, circa 1880. This hymn???s first publication was apparently in Boston, Massachusetts, in Holy Songs, Carols and Sacred Ballads.Music: Peace, George W. Chadwick, 1890. Chadwick wrote the tune specifically for this hymn.

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