907. God Himself is Present

1 God Himself is present:
Let us now adore Him
And with awe appear before Him.
God is in His temple;
All within keep silence;
Humbly kneel in deepest rev'rence.
He alone
On His throne
Is our God and Saviour;
Praise His Name forever!

2 God himself is present:
Hear the harps resounding;
See the hosts the throne surrounding.
"Holy, Holy, Holy!"
Hear the hymn ascending,
Songs of saints and angels blending.
Bow Your ear
To us here:
Hear, O Christ, the praises
That Your church now raises.

3 Fount of every blessing,
Purify my spirit,
Trusting only in Your merit.
Like the holy angels,
Worshiping before You,
May I ceaselessly adore You.
Let Your will
Ever still
Rule Your Church terrestrial
As the hosts celestial.

Text Information
First Line: God Himself is present
Title: God Himself is Present
Original Language: German
Author: Gerhard Tersteegen, 1697-1769
Translator: Frederick W. Foster, 1760-1835
Translator: John Miller, 1756-90
Meter: 668 668 33 66
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Beginning of Service
Tune Information
Name: WUNDERBARER KÖNIG
Composer: Joachim Neander, 1650-80
Meter: 668 668 33 66
Key: G Major
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Setting)



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