Lord Divine

Lord divine, we come on this Thy holy day

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [Lord divine, we come on this thy holy day]
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1 Lord divine, we come on this thy holy day;
In thy temple here we bow before thee;
At thine altar now we lowly kneel to pray;
With thy saints we worship and adore thee.

Chorus:
Lord divine, be thou with us today;
In ev’ry tho’t have thou a part;
Lord divine, O keep us in thy way;
Make thou thy throne within each heart.

2 Lord divine, in thee we find our needs fulfilled;
Strength and wisdom thou dost freely send us;
At thy word our hearts with courage are instilled;
Thou in ev’ry moment will befriend us. [Chorus]

3 Lord divine, on thee we cast our ev’ry care,
On thy holy word of grace relying;
With our Shepherd near our daily life to share,
We rejoice, all evil pow’r defying. [Chorus]


Source: Sunday School Voices, No.2 #11

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord divine, we come on this Thy holy day
Title: Lord Divine
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Refrain First Line: Lord divine, be thou with us today
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Sunday School Voices, No.2 #11

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