All my life long I had panted

All my life long I had panted
  For a draught from some cool spring,
That I hoped would quench the burning
  Of the thirst I felt within.
  Hallelujah! I have found Him
Whom my soul so long has craved!
Jesus satisfies my longings;
  Through His life I now am saved.
Feeding on the husks around me,
  Till my strength was almost gone,
Longed my soul for something better,
  Only still to hunger on.
Poor I was, and sought for riches,
  Something that would satisfy,
But the dust I gathered round me
  Only mocked my soul’s sad cry.
Well of water, ever springing,
  Bread of life, so rich and free,
Untold wealth that never faileth,
  My Redeemer is to me.

Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte, Philippines

Lord Jesus.... T_T


Dear Greg, the change was made in reference to Romans 5:10: "...much more we will be saved in His life, having been reconciled".


Omaha, Nebraska, United States

I am puzzled that the word blood was exchanged with the word life, in the chorus. It is by the shedding of His blood I am saved.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Brother Greg

Annie Inventor


A song that fills my spirit and meditate right then. Praise God for His faithfulness!


Hey I just noticed that you substituted blood in the chorus for life

and I wanted to know why you felt the need to do that?

although it is true that we are currently being saved as we are being led to glory as He is not only the Author but the Finisher of our faith, but the song is more primarily speaking of the atonement which was wrought through His death by which our sins are forgiven. The blood is a very important doctrinal point which the apostles frequently refer back to in the epistles, namely Paul in Romans, the author of Hebrews, etc. I dont feel that it is necessary or appropriate to omit it.


Love this song! brings back so many great memories. Been singing it since I was a child. Wonderful truth, the Lord truely does satisfy.

Ho everyone that thristeth come to the waters!


Dasma, Cavite, Philippines

Nothing and no one can satisfy us but only the Lord can.

Louie B. Apolinares

Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines

Praise the Lord! It made me grow now and then as a part of His Body.


Dasmarinas, Cavite, Philippines

Praise the LORD!!!!Jesus satisfy my longings!!thank you Lord for your Divine Life now im saved!!!!Halleluyah!!!amen!

Neil Munoz

Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

What a beautiful song! I will keep singing this song for the rest of my life. To God be the glory!