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95. How Good, Lord, to Be Here

1 How good, Lord, to be here!
Your glory fills the night;
Your face and garments, like the sun,
Shine with unborrowed light.

2 How good, Lord, to be here
Your beauty to behold,
Where Moses and Elijah stand,
Your messengers of old.

3 Fulfiller of the past,
Promise of things to be,
We hail your body glorified
And our redemption see.

4 Before we taste of death,
We see your kingdom come;
We long to hold the vision bright
And make this hill our home.

5 How good, Lord, to be here!
Yet we may not remain;
But since you bid us leave the mount,
Come with us to the plain.

Text Information
First Line: How good, Lord, to be here!
Title: How Good, Lord, to Be Here
Author: Joseph A. Robinson, 1848-1933 (alt.)
Meter: SM
Language: English
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Transfiguration
Tune Information
Name: POTSDAM
Composer: J. S. Bach, 1685-1750 (adapt.)
Meter: SM
Key: D Major



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