201. King of glory, King of peace

1 King of glory, King of peace,
I will love thee;
and, that love may never cease,
I will move thee.
Thou hast granted my request,
thou hast heard me;
thou didst note my working breast,
thou hast spared me.

2 Wherefore with my utmost art
I will sing thee,
and the cream of all my heart
I will bring thee.
Though my sins against me cried,
thou didst clear me;
and alone, when they replied,
thou didst hear me.

3 Seven whole days, not one in seven,
I will praise thee;
in my heart, though not in heaven,
I can raise thee.
Small it is, in this poor sort
to enroll thee:
ev'n eternity's too short
to extol thee.

Text Information
First Line: King of glory, King of peace
Author: George Herbert, 1593-1633
Meter: 74.74 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Adoration and Praise; Christ tne King Sunday; Eternal Life (8 more...)
Tune Information
Name: GWALCHMAI
Composer: Joseph David Jones, 1827-70
Meter: 74.74 D
Key: G Major



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