Seek ye first

Hymn – Seek ye first – Lyrics

1st Verse Copyright

Alleluia, alleluia,
Alleluia, alleluia,
Allelu, alleluia,

2. You shall not live by bread alone,
but by ev’ty word
that proceeds from the mouth of God;
allelu, alleluia.

3. Ask and it shall be given unto you,
seek and ye shall find;
knock, and it shall be opened unto you;
allelu, alleluia.


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  • Tune: Seek ye first
  • Meter: Irregular and Refrain
  • Style: Popular
  • Composer: Karen Lafferty (b. 1948)
  • Lyricist: Karen Lafferty (b. 1948) verse 1. Verse 2 and 3 based upon Matthew 6.33 and 7:7
  • Music and 1st Verse Lyrics Copyright © 1972 Maranatha!Music
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