O Thou, Who Through This Holy Week   4 comments

Easter Vigil, 2010:  Entering the darkened St. Peter and St. Paul Episcopal Church, Marietta, Georgia

Image Source = Bill Monk, Diocese of Atlanta

(https://picasaweb.google.com/atldiophotos/EasterVigilAndEucharistAtStPeterAndStPaulMarietta#5456441189831192594)

Hymn Source = The Parish School Hymnal (1926), of The United Lutheran Church in America (1918-1962), a forerunner of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (1987-)

Words by John Mason Neale (1818-1866), a priest of The Church of England and a leading light of the Oxford Movement, plus the author of many hymns

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1.  O Thou, Who through this Holy Week

Did’st suffer for us all;

The sick to heal, the lost to seek,

To raise up them that fall.

2.  We cannot understand the woe

Thy love was pleased to bear;

O Lamb of God, we only know

That all our hopes are there.

3.  Thy feet the path of suff’ring trod;

Thy hands the victory won;

What shall we render to our God

For all that He hath done?

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