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577. Almighty God, Your Word is Cast

1 Almighty God, Your Word is cast
Like seed into the ground;
Now let the dew of heav'n descend
And righteous fruits abound.

2 Let not the sly satanic foe
This holy seed remove,
But give it root in ev'ry heart
To bring forth fruits of love.

3 Let not the world's deceitful cares
The rising plant destroy,
But let it yield a hundredfold
The fruits of peace and joy.

4 So when the precious seed is sown,
Life-giving grace bestow
That all whose souls the truth receive
Its saving pow'r may know.

Text Information
First Line: Almighty God, Your Word is cast
Title: Almighty God, Your Word is Cast
Author: John Cawood, 1775-1852
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: C M
Scripture: Matthew 13:3-9; Matthew 13:18-24; Mark 4:3-9; Mark 4:13-20; Romans 1:16
Topic: The Word of God; Close of Service
Language: English
Tune Information
Arranger: Richard Redhead, 1820-1901
Meter: C M
Key: F Major or modal
Source: The Whole Booke of Psalmes, London, 1562

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