Indulgent God, to thee we pray

Indulgent God, to thee we pray

Published in 34 hymnals

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1 Indulgent God, to Thee we pray,
Be with us on this solemn day;
Smile on our souls, our plans approve,
By which we seek to spread Thy love.

2 Let party prejudice be gone,
And love unite our hearts in one;
Let all we have and are, combine
To aid this glorious work of Thine.

3 Point us to men of upright mind,
Devoted, diligent, and kind;
With grace be all their hearts endowed,
And light to guide them in the road.

4 With cheerful steps may they proceed,
Where'er Thy providence shall lead;
Let heaven and earth their work befriend,
And mercy all their paths attend.

5 Great let the bands of those be found
Who shall attend the gospel sound:
And let Barbarians, bond and free,
In suppliant throngs resort to Thee.

6 Where Pagan altars now are built,
And brutal blood, or human, spilt,
There be the bleeding cross high reared,
And God, our God, alone revered.

7 Where captives groan beneath their chain,
Let grace, and love, and concord reign;
The aged and the infant tongue
Unite in one harmonious song.

Source: The Book of Worship #391

Text Information

First Line: Indulgent God, to thee we pray
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d220

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d136

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #541

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #541

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #541

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Sacred Poetry #255

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #579

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1040

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The Book of Worship #391

The Church Hymn Book #d464

The Providence Selection of Hymns, Supplementary to Dr. Watts. #d129

Union Hymns. Rev. #d184

Union Hymns. Rev. #d190

Village Hymns #d263

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d222

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