734. Be Present with Your Servants, Lord

1 Be present with your servants, Lord,
we look to you with one accord;
refresh and strengthen us anew,
and bless what in your name we do.

2 O teach us all your perfect will
to understand and to fulfill;
when human insight fails, give light;
this will direct our steps aright.

3 The Lord’s joy be our strength and stay
in our employ from day to day;
our thoughts and our activity
through Jesus’ merits hallowed be.

Text Information
First Line: Be present with your servants, Lord
Title: Be Present with Your Servants, Lord
Author: Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf (1753)
Translator: Lewis Renatus West (1801, alt.)
Meter: L.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ;
Topic: Trust and Guidance; Blessing; Christ--Presence of (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: HUS
Meter: L.M.
Source: Cantionale Germanicum, Dresden (1628); C. Gregor Choralbuch (1784)
Notes: 22 F in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns



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