By Calum Woods
A B♭ major plain tune in 4/4 time. Composed 2015.
Text from Doddridge, 1755.
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Do not I love Thee, O my Lord?
Behold my heart and see;
And cast each idol from its throne,
That dares to rival Thee.
Is not Thy Name melodious still
To my attentive ear?
Doth not each pulse with pleasure bound,
My Saviour's voice to hear?
Do not I love thee from my soul?
Then let me nothing love;
Dead be my heart to every joy
If Jesus cannot move.
Thou know'st I love Thee, dearest Lord;
But O, I long to soar
Far from the sphere of mortal joys,
That I may love Thee more.