O hear me, Lord, for I am poor

O hear me, Lord, for I am poor

Author: J. Mason
Tune: ST. CATHERINE (Smith)
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O hear me, Lord, for I am poor,
And seek salvation at Thy door;
Bow down Thy gentle ear to me,
Who am opprest with misery.

2 Let mercy come from God on high,
The object of my daily cry;
I daily knock, I daily wait,
For mercy's alms, at mercy's gate.

3 Thou, Lord, art good, and Thou dost stand
With sealéd pardons in Thy hand;
O how the dews of mercy fall,
And answer at Thy people's call!

4 Lord, guide me in Thy secret way;
With such a Guide I shall not stray:
Bring me into a heavenly frame,
Unite my heart to fear Thy Name.

5 O King of Nations, Lord of all,
Before Thee shall all nations fall;
And every language shall confess
Thy glorious everlastingness!

Source: Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #482

Author: J. Mason

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First Line: O hear me, Lord, for I am poor
Author: J. Mason

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