Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

257. Have Mercy On Us, God Most High

1 Have mercy on us, God most high,
who lift our hearts to thee;
have mercy now, most merciful,
most holy Trinity.

2 When heaven and earth were yet unmade,
when time was yet unknown,
thou in thy bliss and majesty
didst live and love alone.

3 How wonderful creation is,
the work which thou didst bless;
and O what then must thou be like,
eternal Loveliness!

4 Most ancient of all mysteries!
Low at thy throne we lie:
have mercy now, most merciful,
most holy Trinity.

Text Information
First Line: Have mercy on us, God most high
Title: Have Mercy On Us, God Most High
Author: Frederick William Faber (1814-1863)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: CM
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-2:4; 1 Chronicles 29:6-20; Job 38:1-41; Job 40:1-8; Job 42:1-6; Psalm 51; Psalm 57; Psalm 70; Psalm 93; Wisdom of Solomon 13:1-5; Matthew 28:16-20
Topic: Lent (season); Repentance; Trinity
Tune Information
Name: LINCOLN
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft (1590?-1634?)
Meter: CM
Key: G Major



Media
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.




Advertisements