Great Source of being, heavenly King

Great Source of being, heavenly King

Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Great source of Being, heavenly King!
Whose eye my inmost thought surveys,
To thee, with grateful joy, I bring
My tribute of unequal praise.

2 United to thy chosen flock,
Within thy courts my soul would dwell,
And in thy strength sustain the shock,
Of all the powers in earth and hell.

3 O send thy spirit from on high,
And let our Church thy blessing prove!
So shall our praises reach the sky,
And every bosom grow with love.

4 O may our Pastor draw from thee
Daily supplies of heavenly grace!
And may we in thy temple see
Thy glorious presence fill the place!

5 Then shall our hearts, our lives, our tongues,
Be consecrated to our god;
Our morning prayers our evening songs,
Shall spread thy wondrous love abroad.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

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First Line: Great Source of being, heavenly King
Language: English


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