519. The Lord is rich and merciful

1 The Lord is rich and merciful,
The Lord is very kind;
O come to him, come now to him,
With a believing mind:
His comforts, they shall strengthen thee,
Like flowing waters cool;
And he shall for thy spirit be
A fountain ever full.

2 The Lord is glorious and strong,
Our God is very high;
O trust in him, trust now in him,
And have security:
He shall be to thee like the sea,
And thou shalt surely feel
His wind, that bloweth healthily
Thy sicknesses to heal.

3 The Lord is wonderful and wise,
As all the ages tell;
O learn of him, learn now of him,
Then with thee it is well;
And with his light thou shalt be blest,
Therein to work and live;
And he shall be to thee a rest
When evening hours arrive.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: The Lord is rich and merciful
Author: Thomas T. Lynch
Publication Date: 1961
Meter: C. M. D.
Scripture: Psalm 103:8
Topic: Christian Life: God's Refreshing Grace; God: Mercy of; Grace: Refreshing (3 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: RIPON
Meter: C. M. D.
Key: G Major
Source: W. Gawler's Hymns and Psalms, 1789



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