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Lord, what is man, that child of pride

Lord, what is man, that child of pride

Author: J. Mason
Tune: NAZARETH (13343)
Published in 10 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Lord, what is man, that child of pride,
That boasts his high degree?
If one poor moment he be left,
He sinks, and where is he?

2 In Thee I live, and move, and am;
Thou deal'st me out my days;
As Thou renew'st my being, Lord,
Let me renew Thy praise.

3 From Thee I am, through Thee I am,
And for Thee I must be;
'Tis better for me not to live
Than not to live to Thee.

4 My God, Thou art my glorious Sun,
Bu whose bright beams I shine:
As Thou, Lord, ever art with me,
Let me be ever Thine.

5 Thou art my living Fountain, Lord,
Whose streams on me do flow;
Myself I render unto Thee,
To whom myself I owe.

6 As Thou, Lord, an immortal soul
Hast breathéd into me;
So let my soul be breathing forth
Immortal thanks to Thee.

Source: Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #89

Author: J. Mason

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First Line: Lord, what is man, that child of pride
Author: J. Mason

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCLXII

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Church Book #89

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Church Book #89

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs (New ed.) #69

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Hymns of the Church Militant #265

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #175d

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d619

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