O Lord of hosts, we seek to raise

O Lord of hosts, we seek to raise

Author: C. T. Shaffer
Tune: WARD (Scottish)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O Lord of hosts, we seek to raise,
Houses of worship, to Thy praise;
Wilt Thou Thy people’s hearts prepare,
Who meet this day for praise and prayer?

2 And Lord, let living souls be fed,
On this glad day, with heavenly bread;
That they in hope of glories blessed,
May hence prepare, Thee, earthly rest.

3 That everywhere, throughout the land,
There may to Thee a temple stand,
That there proclaimed, Thy mercy sure,
Shall stand, while time and man endure.

4 Jehovah, here our hearts inspire,
Baptize our souls with hallowed fire;
Bless Thou Thy people’s work for good,
And fill Thy poor with heav’nly food.

5 That songs triumphant—earth and sky,
May joyful to the sound reply;
And hallelujahs hence ascend,
With prayer and praise, ’till time shall end.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6456

Author: C. T. Shaffer

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First Line: O Lord of hosts, we seek to raise
Author: C. T. Shaffer
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6456
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The Cyber Hymnal #6456

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