142. Lord, who throughout these forty days

1. Lord, who throughout these forty days
for us didst fast and pray,
teach us with thee to mourn our sins
and close by thee to stay.

2. As thou with Satan didst contend
and didst the victory win,
O give us strength in thee to fight,
in thee to conquer sin.

3. As thou didst hunger bear and thirst,
so teach us, gracious Lord,
to die to self, and chiefly live
by thy most holy Word.

4. And through these days of penitence,
and through thy Passiontide,
yea, evermore, in life and death,
Jesus! with us abide.

5. Abide with us, that so, this life
of suffering overpast,
an Easter of unending joy
we may attain at last!

Text Information
First Line: Lord, who throughout these forty days
Author: Claudia Frances Hernaman, 1838-1898
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Tune Information
Adapter and Harmonizer: Richard Redhead, 1820-1901
Meter: CM
Key: F Major
Source: Day's Psalter, 1562 (melody)

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