42. Arise, O King of grace, arise

1 Arise, O King of grace, arise,
And enter to Thy rest;
Behold, Thy Church, with longing eyes
Waits to be owned and blest.

2 Enter with all Thy glorious train,
Thy Spirit and Thy Word;
All that the ark did once contain
Could no such grace afford.

3 Here, mighty God, accept our vows;
Here let Thy praise be spread;
Bless the provisions of Thy house,
And fill Thy poor with bread.

4 Here let the Son of David reign,
Let God's Anointed shine;
Justice and truth His court maintain,
With love and power divine.

Text Information
First Line: Arise, O King of grace, arise
Author: Watts (1719, a.)
Meter: C. M.
Publication Date: 1868
Scripture:
Topic: Worship: Public Worship; Sunday after Ascension
Notes: Alternate tune #75 or #82
Tune Information
Name: ATHENS
Meter: C. M.
Key: E♭ Major
Notes: Composer from index: Giardini, d. 1796



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