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852. O God of Mercy, God of Might

1 O God of mercy, God of might,
In love and pity infinite,
Teach us, as ever in Thy sight,
To live our lives in Thee.

2 And Thou who cam'st on earth to die,
That our lost world might live thereby,
O hear us; for to Thee we cry
In hope, O Lord, to Thee.

3 Teach us the lesson Thou hast taught:
To feel for those Thy blood hath bought,
That ev'ry word and deed and thought
May work a work for Thee.

4 All are redeemed, both far and wide,
Since Thou, O Lord, for all hast died.
Grant us the will and grace provide
To love them all in thee!

5 In sickness, sorrow, want, or care,
May we each other's burdens share;
May we, where help is needed, there
Give help as unto Thee!

6 And may Thy Holy Spirit move
All those who live to live in love
Till Thou shalt greet in heav'n above
All those who live in Thee.

Text Information
First Line: O God of mercy, God of might
Title: O God of Mercy, God of Might
Author: Godfrey Thring, 1823-1903
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: 888 6
Scripture: Deuteronomy 10:12; Galatians 5:22-26; Matthew 25:40; Luke 10:36-37
Topic: Society
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ISLEWORTH
Composer: Samuel Howard, 1710-82
Meter: 888 6
Key: d minor
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Setting)



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