Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness.@Matthew 6:33
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Charles Wesley (1707–1788)

Charles Wesley, Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scripture (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762), Volume 2, number 74.

Pastor Bonus Alfred J. Caldicott (1841–1897) ( pdf nwc).

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Alfred J. Caldicott (1841–1897)

I seek the kingdom first,
The gracious joy and peace,
Thou know’st I hunger, Lord, and thirst
After Thy righteousness;
My chief and sole desire
Thine image to regain,
And then to join Thy glorious choir,
And with Thine ancients reign.