Lord, Show Me Thy Glory

Lord, show me thy glory, the light of thy face

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [Lord, show me thy glory, the light of thy face]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Lord, show me thy glory, the light of thy face,
The wonders of goodness and love;
In Jesus, my Lord, there’s abundance of grace,
And fullness of joy from above.

Refrain:
Lord, show me thy glory, the wonderful glory;
Drive sin and its darkness away;
Lord, show me thy glory, thy wonderful glory,
In Jesus, my Savior, today.

2 Lord, show me thy glory; I’m hid in the cleft,
The Rock that was riven for me;
Without thee, of comfort and hope I’m bereft,
All blessing is centered in thee. [Refrain]

3 Lord, show me thy glory; tho’ here but in part,
The love in Emmanuel, I see,
Thy peace without measure is filling my heart,
Day breaks, and the shadows will flee. [Refrain]

4 Lord, show me thy glory, and help me, I pray,
Reflecting thy image Divine;
Transformed more and more by thy likeness each day,
Till thro’ me thy radiance shall shine. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Praise and Salvation #120

Author: E. E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, show me thy glory, the light of thy face
Title: Lord, Show Me Thy Glory
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Lord, show me thy glory, the wonderful glory
Publication Date: 1903
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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