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You Have Come to Your People

Blessed are you, Lord, the God of Israel

Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
In the tender compassion of our God
the dawn from on high shall break upon us.

1 Blessed are you, Lord, the God of Israel:
you have come to your people and set them free.

2 You have raised up for us a mighty Savior,
born of the house of your servant David. [Refrain]

3 Through your holy prophets, you promised of old
to save us from our enemies,
from the hands of all who hate us,

4 to show mercy to our forebears
and to remember your holy covenant. [Refrain]

5 This was the oath you swore to our father Abraham:
to set us free from the hands of our enemies:

7 And you, child, shall be called the prophet of the Most High,
for you will go before the Lord to prepare the way,

8 to give God's people knowledge of salvation
by the forgiveness of their sins. [Refrain]

9 In the tender compassion of our God
the dawn from on high shall break upon us,

10 to shine on those who dwell in darkness
and the shadow of death,
and to guide our feet into the way of peace. [Refrain]

Source: Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #1014

Text Information

First Line: Blessed are you, Lord, the God of Israel
Title: You Have Come to Your People
Refrain First Line: You have come to your people
Copyright: © 1988 English Language Liturgical Consultation (ELLC)

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Psalms for All Seasons #1013

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Psalms for All Seasons #1014

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