Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.@Matthew 6:33
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Eliza E. Hewitt (1851-1920)

Eliza E. Hewitt, 1901.

John R. Sweney (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John R. Sweney (1837-1899)

Seek ye first the kingdom; not the things of earth.
Priceless are the treasures of immortal worth.
Like a flitting shadow, time will pass away,
But the heav’nly riches change not, nor decay.

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Seek ye first the kingdom, ’tis the Master’s voice;
In His precious promise evermore rejoice.
All things else, His words are true, shall be added unto you.
In His precious promise, evermore rejoice.

Seek ye first the kingdom; seek the gift of God.
’Tis the Savior’s offer purchased by His blood.
Seek ye first His glory; be it life’s sweet aim;
Him to serve and honor, trusting in His name.

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