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5. Command Thy Blessing From Above

1 Command Thy blessing from above,
O God! on all assembled here;
Behold us with a father's love,
While we look up with filial fear.

2 Command Thy blessing, Jesus, Lord!
May we Thy true disciples be;
Speak to each heart the mighty word,
Say to the weakest, Follow Me.

3 Command Thy blessing in this hour,
Spirit of truth! and fill the place
With humbling and exalting pow'r,
With quick'ning and confirming grace.

4 With Thee and Thine for ver found,
May all the souls who here unite,
With harps and songs Thy throne surround,
Rest in Thy love and reign in light.

Text Information
First Line: Command Thy blessing from above
Title: Command Thy Blessing From Above
Author: James Montgomery, 1771-1854
Publication Date: 1970
Topic: Prayer; Worship of God
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: FULDA (Walton)
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Gardiner's Sacred Melodies (1812_

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