Lord, let us feel that Thou art near

Lord, let us feel that Thou art near

Translator: John Brownlie
Tune: HANFORD (Sullivan)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

Lord, let us feel that Thou art near,
And while we pray, in mercy hear;
Crown with Thy love the opening year;—
Have mercy, Lord.

Of Thy benignity, we pray,
Thy gracious Spirit grant alway,
Our strife and discord to allay;—
Have mercy, Lord.

May peace our inmost soul possess,
And in our lives our converse bless,
With unaffected kindliness;—
Have mercy, Lord.

Our sinful past, we here repent,
With tears our wayward course lament,
Now, let Thy pardoning grace be sent;—
Have mercy, Lord.

As seasons come, Good Lord ordain
That we the fruits of earth obtain,
Send us the sunshine and the rain;—
Have mercy, Lord.

With strength Thy Holy Church endue,
The anger of her foes subdue,
The offerings of Thy grace renew;—
Have mercy, Lord.

Hymns from the Morningland, 1911

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1857, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, let us feel that Thou art near
Translator: John Brownlie
Language: English



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