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39. God of Compassion, in Mercy Befriend Us

1 God of compassion, in mercy befriend us;
giver of grace for our needs all availing,
wisdom and strength for each day do thou send us,
patience untiring and courage unfailing.

2 Wand'ring and lost, thou hast sought us and found us,
stilled our rude hearts with thy word of consoling;
wrap now thy peace, like a mantle, around us,
guarding our thoughts and our passions controlling.

3 How shall we stray, with thy hand to direct us,
thou, who the stars in their courses art guiding?
What shall we fear, with thy pow'r to protect us,
we who walk forth in Thy greatness confiding?

Text Information
First Line: God of compassion, in mercy befriend us
Title: God of Compassion, in Mercy Befriend Us
Author: John J. Moment
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: 11.11.11.11 dactylic
Scripture: Isaiah 63:9
Topic: God: Compassion; Who Pardons All Your Iniquities
Language: English
Notes: this tune in a lowe key: 583
Tune Information
Name: O QUANTA QUALIA
Meter: 11.11.11.11 dactylic
Key: G Major
Source: Paris Antiponer (1681)(later form of melody in)



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