Please give today to support Hymnary.org during one of only two fund drives we run each year. Each month, Hymnary serves more than 1 million users from around the globe, thanks to the generous support of people like you, and we are so grateful. 

Tax-deductible donations can be made securely online using this link.

Alternatively, you may write a check to CCEL and mail it to:
Christian Classics Ethereal Library, 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

In Thy Wrath and Hot Displeasure

In thy wrath and hot displeasure

Tune: ST. SYLVESTER (Dykes)
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In thy wrath and hot displeasure,
chasten not thy servant, Lord;
let thy mercy, without measure,
help and peace to me afford.
Heavy is my tribulation,
sore my punishment has been;
broken by thine indignation,
I am troubled by my sin.

2 With my burden of transgression
heavy-laden, overborne,
humbled low I make confession,
for my folly now I mourn.
Weak and wounded, I implore thee;
Lord, to me thy mercy show;
all my pray'r is now before thee,
all my trouble thou dost know.

3 Darkness gathers, foes assail me,
but I answer not a word;
all my friends desert and fail me,
only thou my cry hast heard.
Lord, in thee am I confiding;
thou wilt answer when I call,
lest my foes, the good deriding,
triumph in thy servant's fall.

4 I am prone to halt and stumble,
grief and sorrow dwell within,
shame and guilt my spirit humble;
I am sorry for my sin.
Lord, my God, do not forsake me,
let me know that thou art near,
under thy protection take me,
as my Savior now appear.


Source: Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #487

Text Information

First Line: In thy wrath and hot displeasure
Title: In Thy Wrath and Hot Displeasure
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ST. SYLVESTER (Dykes)


ALICE (Roberts)


RUSTINGTON

C. Hubert H. Parry's (PHH 145) RUSTINGTON was first published in the Westminster Abbey Hymn Book (1897) as a setting for Benjamin Webb's "Praise the Rock of Our Salvation." The tune is named for the village in Sussex, England, where Parry lived for some years and where he died. This is such a distin…

Go to tune page >


Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3132
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3132

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #487

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us