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580. Almighty Father, Bless the Word

1 Almighty Father, bless the Word
Which through Thy grace we now have heard.
O may the precious seed take root,
Spring up, and bear abundant fruit.

2 We praise Thee for the means of grace
As in Thy courts we seek Thy face.
Grant, Lord, that we who worship here
May all at last in heav'n appear.

Text Information
First Line: Almighty Father, bless the Word
Title: Almighty Father, Bless the Word
Author: Unknown
Meter: LM
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Benediction
Source: The Lutheran Hymnary, 1913 (tr.); Scandinavian
Tune Information
Composer: L. Bourgeois, c. 1510-c. 1561
Harmonizer: L. M. Lindeman, 1812-87
Meter: LM
Key: G Major

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