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Knowing You (All I Once Held Dear)
August 28, 2010, 7:05 pm
Filed under: 1B Favorite Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

I really love singing this song to the Lord, and now especially in our organic church group. Heard it sung at a Promise Keepers conference way back when. Joseph Garlington does a great job singing it:

Knowing You (All I Once Held Dear), by Graham Kendrick

All I once held dear, built my life upon,
All this world reveres and wars to own;
All I once thought gain I have counted loss,
Spent and worthless now compared to this.

Knowing You, Jesus, knowing You
There is no greater thing.
You’re my all, You’re the best,
You’re my joy, my righteousness,
And I love You Lord.

Now my heart’s desire is to know You more,
To be found in You and know as Yours,
To possess by faith what I could not earn
All surpassing gift of righteousness

Oh to know the power of Your risen life,
And to know You in Your sufferings;
To become like You in Your death, my Lord,
So with You to live and never die.

�1993 Make Way Music (ASCAP)(Admin. by Integrity Music, Inc.)


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