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In boundless mercy, gracious Lord, appear

In boundless mercy, gracious Lord, appear

Tune: SKARA (Sewall)
Published in 36 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 In boundless mercy, gracious Lord, appear,
Darkness dispel, the humble mourner cheer;
Vain thoughts remove, melt down this flinty heart;
Cause every soul to choose the better part.

2 Thy presence fills the universal space;
Thy grace appears to all the fallen race;
O visit us with light and life divine,
Fill every soul, for every soul is thine.

3 Thy blessed Jesus is my Lord, my love;
He is my King from him I would not move,
Away then all ye objects that divert,
Nor seek to draw from my dear Lord my heart.

4 That uncreated beauty which hath gained
My ravished heart, hath all your glory stained;
His loveliness my soul hath prepossessed
And left no room for any guest.

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1801

Text Information

First Line: In boundless mercy, gracious Lord, appear
Language: English



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