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Give Us, O God, the Grace to See

Give us, O God, the grace to see

Author: Roger Kronmann
Tune: JORDAN (Tang)
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 Give us, O God, the grace to see
Your smile within the morning light;
Your signature upon the sea;
Your shadow in the blackest night.

2 Give us, O God, the grace to hear
Your Word when marble turns to clay;
Your voice when thunder clouds appear;
Your answer when the mountains sway.

3 Give us, O God, the grace to feel
Your breath upon the winds of change;
Your kiss in sacraments that heal;
Your hand in what the years arrange.

4 Give us, O God, the grace to be
Convinced when miracles are rare;
Your truth when stars turn ebony;
Your saints till earth has no despair.

Amen.

Source: Hymns from the Four Winds: a collection of Asian American hymns #2

Author: Roger Kronmann

Roger B. Kronmann is a Doctor of Ministry, pastor of University Church, Gainsville, Florida, and campus minister to Lutheran students at the University of Florida. --New Hymns for America, 1976. Used by permission. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Give us, O God, the grace to see
Title: Give Us, O God, the Grace to See
Original Language: English
Author: Roger Kronmann
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Chinese; Chinese Christian Literature Council
Language: English

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Hymns from the Four Winds #2

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