Lord, We Come Before Thee Now   1 comment

Two Acolytes at St. Mary and Martha Episcopal Church, Buford, Georgia, June 5, 2011

Image Source = Bill Monk, Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta


Hymn Source = The Church Hymnal (1935), of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ

Words by William Hammond, an Englishman who was, in turn, a Calvinistic Methodist (1843-1845) then a Moravian; He translated from Latin into English and left his autobiography in Greek



1.  Lord, we come before thee now,

At thy feet we humbly bow;

Oh, do not our suit disdain;

Shall we seek thee, Lord, in vain?

2.  Lord, on thee our souls depend;

In compassion now descend;

Fill our hearts with thy rich grace,

Tune our lips to sing thy praise.

3.  In thine own appointed way,

Now we seek thee, here we stay;

Lord, we know not how to go,

Till a blessing thou bestow.

4.  Send some message from thy word,

That may joy and peace afford;

Let thy spirit now impart

Full salvation to each heart.

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