Search me, O God, and know my heart.@Psalm 139:23
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John B. Dykes (1823–1876)

George P. Morris, 1838.

Beatitudo John B. Dykes, in Hymns Ancient and Modern, 1875 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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George P. Morris (1802–1864)

Searcher of hearts, from mine erase
All thoughts that should not be,
And in its deep recesses trace
My gratitude to Thee.

Hearer of prayer, O guide aright
Each word and deed of mine;
Life’s battle teach me how to fight,
And be the vict’ry Thine.

Giver of all—for ev’ry good
In the Redeemer came—
For raiment, shelter, and for food,
I thank Thee in His name.

Father, and Son, and Holy Ghost,
Thou glorious Three in One,
Thou knowest best what I need most,
And let Thy will be done.