Words: From the Irish
Translation: Mary Elizabeth Byrne (1880-1931)
Music: Traditional Irish arranged: M E F Shaw
From: Guitar Picker - www.gospelmusic.org.uk
BE THOU MY VISION
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Be Thou my vision, O Lord of my heart;
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Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art.
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Thou my best thought, by day or by night;
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Walking or sleeping, Thy presence my light.
Be Thou my Wisdom, and Thou my true Word.
I ever with Thee and Thou with me, Lord.
Thou my great Father, and I Thy true son;
Thou in me dwelling, and I with Thee one.
Riches I heed not, nor manís empty praise;
Thou mine inheretance, now and always.
Thou and Thou only, first in my heart,
High King of heaven, my treasure Thou art.
High King of heaven, my victory won;
May I reach heavenís joyís, O bright heavenís Sun!
Heart of my own heart, whatever befall,
Still be my Vision, O Ruler of all.