250. Great Shepherd of thy people

1 Great Shepherd of thy people, hear,
thy presence now display;
as thou hast giv'n a place for pray'r,
so give us hearts to pray.

2 Within these walls let holy peace
and love and concord dwell;
here give the troubled conscience ease,
the wounded spirit heal.

3 May we in faith receive thy word,
in faith present our pray'rs,
and in the presence of our Lord
unbosom all our cares.

4 The hearing ear, the seeing eye,
the contrite heart, bestow;
and shine upon us from on high,
that we in grace may grow.

Text Information
First Line: Great Shepherd of thy people, hear
Title: Great Shepherd of thy people
Author: John Newton, 1725-1807
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2000
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Healing; The Witnessing Community
Tune Information
Composer: Henry Walford Davies, 1869=1941
Meter: CM
Key: C Major
Copyright: © Oxford University Press
Notes: Now Public Domain

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