The Innate

"The Innate" is the 40th song in Ives's song collection 114 Songs.

Date: 1916Composer: Charles IvesText: Charles Ives

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The Innate
by Charles Ives

Voices live in every finite being,
In every Godless lifetime.
Hear them! Hear them in you! in others!
They sense truth deep in the Soul;
They know the things true Christians stand for.
Stand out! Come to Him without the things the world brings;
Come to Him! As a child and, as a poor man.
Christians give all. Christians have all.

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114 Songs

Composer(s): Charles Ives

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