Lift up our hearts, O King of kings

Representative Text

1 Lift up our hearts, O King of kings,
To brighter hopes and kindlier things;
To visions of a larger good,
And holier dreams of brotherhood.

2 Thy world is weary of its pain,
Of selfish greed and fruitless gain,
Of tarnished honor, falsely strong,
And all its ancient deeds of wrong.

3 Almighty Father, who dost give
The gift of life to all who live,
Look down on all earth's sin and strife,
And lift us to a nobler life.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church #379

Author: John H. Masterman

Masterman served as bishop of Plymouth. http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/s/masterman_jhb.htm Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lift up our hearts, O King of kings
Author: John H. Masterman
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

TRURO (Williams)

TRURO is an anonymous tune, first published in Thomas Williams's Psalmodia Evangelica, (second vol., 1789) as a setting for Isaac Watts' "Now to the Lord a noble song." Virtually nothing is known about this eighteenth-century British editor of the two-volume Psalmodia Evangelica, a collection of thr…

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Instances

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The Hymnal #405

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The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church #379

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