1 How lovely, how divinely sweet,
O Lord, Thy sacred courts appear!
Fain would my longing passions meet
The glories of Thy presence there.
2 Oh, blest the men, blest their employ,
Whom Thine indulgent favors raise
To dwell in those abodes of joy,
And sing Thy never-ceasing praise.
3 God is a sun; our brightest day
From His reviving presence flows;
God is a shield through all the way,
To guard us from surrounding foes.
4 O Lord of hosts, Thou God of grace,
How blest, divinely blest, is he,
Who trust Thy love and seeks Thy face,
And fixes all his hopes on Thee!
Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #53
|Instances (1 - 2 of 2)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|The Cyber Hymnal #2460||How Lovely, How Divinely Sweet||How lovely, how divinely sweet||PORTUGAL||Anne Steele||LM||<cite>Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional</cite>, 1760|
|The Harmonia Sacra: a compilation of genuine church music : comprising a great variety of metres, harmonized for four voices : together with a copious explication of the principles ...(25th ed.) #70B||How lovely, how divinely sweet||How lovely, how divinely sweet||PORTUGAL||1993|