Lord Jesus, ‘mid your flock appear;
your ransomed congregation bless;
we meet to close another year;
accept the thanks our hearts express.
We are not able to record
the countless favors we have known;
they show that we, most gracious Lord,
‘mid all our sins remain your own.
|First Line:||Lord Jesus, 'mid your flock appear|
|Title:||Lord Jesus, ' Mid Your Flock Appear|
|Author:||John Swertner (1789, alt.)|
|Topic:||Change of Year; Christian year--Change of year|
|Source:||Herrnhut (c. 1735); C. Gregor Choralbuch (1784)|
|Notes:||166 A in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns|