513. God, Whose Almighty Word

1 God, whose almighty word
Chaos and darkness heard,
And took their flight,
Hear us, we humbly pray,
And where the Gospel day
Sheds not its glorious ray,
Let there be light!

2 Savior, who came to give
Those who in darkness live
Healing and sight,
Help those who seek to find,
Heal those whose hearts are blind,
And in each humble mind
Let there be light!

3 Spirit of truth and love,
Life giving, holy dove,
Speed forth your flight;
Move on the water's face,
Bearing the lamp of grace,
And in earth's darkest place
Let there be light!

4 Holy and blessed Three,
Glorious Trinity,
Wisdom, Love, Might;
Boundless as ocean's tide
Rolling in fullest pride,
Through the earth far and wide
Let there be light!

Text Information
First Line: God, whose almighty word
Title: God, Whose Almighty Word
Author: John Marriott, 178-1825
Language: English
Publication Date: 1994
Topic: Authority of God; Healing; Light (6 more...)
Source: Evangelical Magazine, June, 1825, alt.
Tune Information
Composer: Felice de Giardini, 1716-1796
Meter: 664 6664
Key: F Major
Source: Adapted in Martin Madan's , 1769

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