STEM Publishing : hymns : Spiritual Songs : 364: HAVE I an object, Lord, below

364: HAVE I an object, Lord, below

by George West Frazer (1830-1896)

sung to Saved By Grace midi score
by G. C. Stebbins (1846-1945)

1 HAVE I an object, Lord, below,
Which would divide my heart from Thee;
Which would divert its even flow
In answer to Thy constancy?
Oh, teach me quickly to return,
And cause my heart afresh to burn!

2 Have I a hope, however dear,
Which would defer Thy coming, Lord,
Which would detain my spirit here,
Where nought can lasting joy afford?
From it, my Saviour, set me free
To look and long and wait for Thee.

3 Be Thou the object bright and fair
To fill and satisfy the heart;
My hope to meet Thee in the air,
And nevermore from Thee to part;
That I may undistracted be
To follow, serve, and wait for Thee.

Alternative tunes (L.M.D.)

Sagina midi score
Sweet Hour of Prayer midi score