Lord Christ, Who On Thy Heart

Lord Christ, who on thy heart

Author: Arnold Thomas
Tune: ETON (Parry)
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 Lord Christ, who on thy heart didst bear
the burden of our shame and sin,
and now on high dost stoop to share
the fight without, the fear within:

2 Thy patience cannot know defeat,
thy pity will not be denied,
thy loving-kindness still is great,
thy tender mercies still abide.

3 O brother Man, for this we pray,
thou brother Man and sovereign Lord,
that we thy brethren, day by day
may follow thee and keep thy word.

4 That we may care, as thou hast cared,
for sick and lame, for deaf and blind,
and freely share, as thou hast shared,
in all the woes of humankind.

5 That ours may be the holy task
to help and bless, to heal and save;
this is the happiness we ask,
and this the service that we crave.


Source: Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #407

Author: Arnold Thomas

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Text Information

First Line: Lord Christ, who on thy heart
Title: Lord Christ, Who On Thy Heart
Author: Arnold Thomas
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


ETON (Parry)


Percy C. Buck (b. West Ham, Essex, England, 1871; d. Hindhead, Haslemere, Surrey, England, 1947), director of music at the well-known British boys' academy Harrow School, wrote GONFALON ROYAL for “The royal banners forward go” (gonfalon is an ancient Anglo-Norman word meaning banner). Buck publi…

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #407

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #388

Hymns and Psalms #394

Hymns Old and New #308


Small Church Music #6987

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