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519. And now, O Father, mindful of the love

1 And now, O Father, mindful of the love
that bought us, once for all, on Calvary's hill,
and having with us him who pleads above,
we here present, we bring before you still
that only offering perfect in your eyes,
the one true, pure, immortal sacrifice.

2 Look, Father, look on his anointed face,
and only look on us as found in him;
look not on our misusings of your grace,
our prayer so halting, and our faith so dim:
for now between our sins and their reward
we set the passion of your Son our Lord.

3 And so we come; O draw us to your feet,
most patient Saviour, who can love us still;
and by this food, so awesome and so sweet,
deliver us from every touch of ill;
in your own service make us glad and free,
and may we in your presence ever be.

Text Information
First Line: And now, O Father, mindful of the love
Author: William Bright, 1824-1901 (alt.)
Meter: 10 10.10 10.10 10
Language: Latin
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Christ's Sacrifice; Forgiveness; Justification
Notes: May be sung to SONG I 521
Tune Information
Name: UNDE ET MEMORES
Composer: Wiliam Henry Monk, 1823-89
Meter: 10 10.10 10.10 10
Key: D Major



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