16. Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing

1 Lord, dismiss us with Thy blessing,
Fill our hearts with joy and peace!
Let us each, Thy love possessing,
Triumph in redeeming grace.
O refresh us, O refresh us,
Trav'ling thro' this wilderness.

2 Thanks we give and adoration
For Thy Gospel's joyful sound.
May the fruits of Thy salvation
In our hearts and lives abound:
May Thy presence, May Thy presence
With us evermore be found.

3 So, whene'er the signal's given
Us from earth to call away,
Borne on angels' wings to heaven,
Glad the summons to obey,
May we, ready, May we, ready,
Rise and reign in endless day.


Text Information
First Line: Lord, dismiss us with Thy blessing
Title: Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing
Author: J. Fawcett (1773)
Meter: 8 7 8 7 4 4 7
Language: English
Publication Date: 1930
Topic: Close of Worship
Tune Information
Meter: 8 7 8 7 4 4 7
Key: D Major
Source: Earliest Known Appearance, 1794

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