O Jesus Christ, thy grace us lend

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1 O Jesus Christ, Thy grace us lend,
Thy Holy Spirit to us send.
Lift up our hearts, hear us, we pray,
And lead us in life's narrow way!

2 Help us, o Lord, Thy name to praise.
On us bestow Thy power and grace,
Increase our faith, give us Thy light
To hear and keep Thy Word aright!

3 Till we in heaven with one accord,
Sing "Holy, holy, holy Lord."
And there in glory Thee behold,
Revealed 'mid angel hosts untold.

4 Praise to the Father and the Son,
And to the Spirit, Three in One.
Yea, to the Holy Trinity
Be praise throughout eternity!

Source: Sunday School Book: containing liturgy and hymns for the Sunday School (Rev. and Enl. Ed.) #110

Author: J. Gezelius

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First Line: O Jesus Christ, thy grace us lend
Author: J. Gezelius

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HERR JESU CHRIST


WENN WIR IN HÖCHSTEN NÖTEN SEIN

LES COMMANDEMENS (French for "the commandments"), a rich and graceful tune in the Hypo-Ionian mode (major), was used in the Genevan Psalter (1547) for the Decalogue and for Psalm 140, and later in British psalters and in the Lutheran tradition. The first setting in the Psalter Hymnal derives from Cl…

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Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #150a

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Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #150b

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Hymnal: for churches and Sunday-schools of the Augustana Synod #150

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Sunday School Book: containing liturgy and hymns for the Sunday School (Rev. and Enl. Ed.) #110

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