Music Monday – Be Thou My Vision

The hymn, Be Thou My Vision, is perhaps one of my most favorite songs.  This vocal arrangement by 4Him has got to be one of, if not THE best I’ve ever heard for this song.  I really can’t add anything to the song except to simply post the lyrics below.  (One brief side note: forgive the ethereal, angelic cherubim thingies pictured throughout.  This was unfortunately, the only video of 4Him’s arrangement on YouTube.)

Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart;
Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art.
Thou my best Thought, by day or by night,
Waking 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, I Thy true son;
Thou in me dwelling, and I with Thee one.
Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise,
Thou mine Inheritance, 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 Heaven’s joys, O bright Heaven’s Sun!
Heart of my own heart, whatever befall,
Still be my Vision, O Ruler of all.
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