703. Hail, Alpha and Omega, Hail

1 Hail, Alpha and Omega, hail,
O Author of our faith,
the Finisher of all our hopes,
the Truth, the Life, the Path.

2 Hail, First and Last, the great I Am,
in whom we live and move;
increase our little spark of faith,
and fill our hearts with love.

3 O let that faith which you have taught
be treasured in our breast,
the evidence of unseen joys,
the substance of our rest.

4 Then shall we go from strength to strength,
from grace to greater grace,
from each degree of faith to more,
till we behold your face.

Text Information
First Line: Hail, Alpha and Omega, hail
Title: Hail, Alpha and Omega, Hail
Author: John Cennick (1741, alt.)
Meter: C.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Faith; God--Nature of; Reaffirmation of faith
Tune Information
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven (1827)
Meter: C.M.
Key: G Major
Notes: 14 Bb in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns

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