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Lord, Who Hast Sought Us Out, Unsought

Lord, who hast sought us out, unsought

Author: George Croly
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lord, who hast sought us out, unsought,
Arise, and make us whole:
Teach us to love Thee as we ought,
And give Thee all the soul.

2 Grant that all we, who meet, this hour,
Within Thy house of prayer,
May have Thy peace, and own Thy power,
But spare our weakness, spare!

3 Give us Thy grace, Thy faith, Thy love,
In all our hearts’ distress;
O Thou! in whom we live and move,
Look down, and hear, and bless.

4 Jesus! assume Messiah’s throne,
Thy foes before Thee driven,
Thy will, in grace and glory, done
In earth as ’tis in Heaven.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11153

Author: George Croly

Croly, George, LL.D., born in Dublin, Aug. 17, 1780, and educated at the Dublin University (M.A. 1804, LL.D. 1831). After taking Holy Orders, he laboured in Ireland till about 1810, when he took up his residence in London, and devoted himself to literature. In 1835 he succeeded to the united benefices of St. Stephen's, Walbrook, and St. Benet Sherehog, retaining the same till his death, which occurred suddenly in the public street, Holborn, Nov. 24, 1860. His prose publications, in addition to contributions to Blackwood's Magazine, were numerous, and dealt with biographical, historical, and scriptural subjects. His hymns were given in his— Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship. Written and compiled by the Rev. George Croly, LL.D. London… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, who hast sought us out, unsought
Title: Lord, Who Hast Sought Us Out, Unsought
Author: George Croly
Source: Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship (London, Kendrick, 1854)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #11153
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The Cyber Hymnal #11153

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