Lord of might and Lord of glory

Lord of might and Lord of glory

Author: John S. Blackie
Published in 18 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lord of might, and Lord of glory,
On my knees I bow before Thee;
With my whole heart I adore Thee;
Great Lord,
Listen to my cry, O Lord!

2 Groping dim, and bending lowly,
Mortal vision catcheth slowly
Glimpses of the pure and holy;
Now, Lord,
Open Thou mine eyes, O Lord!

3 In the deed that no man knoweth,
Where no praiseful trumpet bloweth,
Where he may not reap who soweth,
There, Lord,
Let my heart serve Thee, O Lord!

4 In the work that no gold payeth,
Where he speedeth best who prayeth,
Doeth most who little sayeth,
There, Lord,
Let me work Thy will, O Lord!

5 In His name who meek and lowly,
Died to make poor sinners holy,
Stumbling oft, and creeping slowly,
Great Lord,
Guide me by Thy truth, O Lord!


Source: Hymns of the Kingdom of God: with Tunes #313

Author: John S. Blackie

Blackie, John Stuart, LL.D., born at Glasgow, July, 1809, and educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, and at the University of Edinburgh. After a residence on the Continent for educational purposes, he was called to the Bar in 1834. In 1841, he was appointed Professor of Latin in Marischal College, Aberdeen, and in 1850 Professor of Greek in the University of Edinburgh. On the death of Dr. Guthrie he was for some time the Editor of the Sunday Magazine. His published works include:— A Metrical Translation of AEschylus, 1850; Pronunciation of Greek, 1852; Lyrical Poems, 1860; Homer and the Iliad, 4 vols., 1869, &c.; Lays and Legends of Ancient Greece, &c, 1857; and Songs of Religion and Life, 1876. To the hymnological student he is known b… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord of might and Lord of glory
Author: John S. Blackie
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns and Anthems adapted for Jewish Worship #25

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Hymns for the Living Age #286

Hymns for Worship #d99

Hymns of the Kingdom of God #d225

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Hymns of the Kingdom of God #298

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Hymns of the Kingdom of God #313

Hymns of the Widening Kingdom #d46

One Hundred Non-Sectarian Hymns for Use in Church and Home. 10 vols. in 1 #d44

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Songs of Life #157

Songs of the Church #d139

Student Volunteer Hymnal #d52

Student Volunteer Hymnal #d50

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Student Volunteer Hymnal #60

The Association Hymnal #d64

The Hymnal for Young People #d137

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The Riverdale Hymn Book #356

Union Hymnal #33a

Union Hymnal #33b

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