1 Lord of life and light and blessing,
Filled with rev'rence, awe and fear,
We are standing at the portals
Of the gone, and coming year.
2 Thro' the portal new we enter,
And before us hangs a mist,
Freighted with the new year's burden
Darkness-flecked and sunlight-kissed.
3 But with hopeful hearts we enter,
Even tho' we cannot know
Whether, in the mist before us,
We are faced by weal or woe.
4 While we know that now, forever,
On the old the sun has set,
In the new, with mists uncertain,
God the Lord is with us yet.
5 Lord of life and light and blessing,
Thou with us, we do not fear,
But believe that Thou wilt lead us,
Safely in the coming year.
Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #622
|Instances (1 - 3 of 3)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|American Lutheran Hymnal #622||Lord Of Life And Light And Blessing||Lord of life and light and blessing||POPPEN||A. F. Rohr||8 7 8 7||1930||New Year ||
|Songs of Praise #d181||Lord of life and light and blessing||A. F. Rohr||1935|
|Songs of Praise for Sunday Schools, Church Societies and the Home #d186||Lord of life and light and blessing||A. F. Rohr||1935|