447. With Your Presence, Lord

With your presence, Lord, our Head and Savior,
bless us all, we humbly pray;
our dear heavenly Father’s love and favor
be our comfort every day.
May God's Spirit now in each proceeding
favor us with his most gracious leading;
thus shall we be truly blessed
both in labor and in rest.

[By the substitution of pronouns ("him", "her", "them"),
this stanza can be used for any occasion.]

Text Information
First Line: With your presence, Lord, our Head and Savior
Title: With Your Presence, Lord
Author: Christian Gregor (1767)
Translator: John Swertner (1789, alt.)
Meter: 10.7.10.7.10.10.7.7. Trochaic
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ;
Topic: Special Occasions; Blessing; Christ--Presence of (3 more...)
Notes: Moravian Birthday Hymn, also used at times of parting and farewell. By the substitution of pronouns, this stanza can be used for any occasion.
Tune Information
Name: COVENANT
Meter: 10.7.10.7.10.10.7.7. Trochaic
Notes: 185 A in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns



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