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O Lord, our God, accept, we pray

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1 O Lord, our God, accept, we pray,
The house we consecrate this day;
And let Thy glory fill this place--
The glory of Thy truth and grace.

2 Here give us e'er such servants, Lord,
As rightly will divide Thy Word;
That all may grow, by what they hear,
In saving grace and holy fear.

3 Here too baptize Thou those and bless,
Who plead Thy cov'nant promises,
To us and to our children giv'n,
And with us make them heirs of heav'n.

4 Here let Thy tender lambs be fed,
Yea, fed with Thine own living bread;
To hear Thy voice let them be taught
And from Thy fold to wander not.

5 Here let Thy holy Sacrament
According to Thy Word be spent;
And grant that all indeed believe,
Who here the heavenly food receive.

6 O Father, Son and Holy Ghost,
Here bless us as we need it most;
Our prayer and praise accept in love,
And fit us for our home above.


Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #516

Author: C. H. L. Schuette

Schuette, Conrad Herman Louis, was born at Vurrel. Hannover, Germany, June 17, 1843, and in 1873 became a Professor in the Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. He contributed 5 original hymns and several translations from the German to the Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal Columbus, Ohio, 1880, under the signature of "C. H. L. S." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord, our God, accept, we pray
Author: C. H. L. Schuette
Copyright: Public Domain


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HURSLEY is a Protestant French Huguenot melody by an anonymous composer.

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American Lutheran Hymnal #516

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #135

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #135a

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #135b

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. 9th ed. #a135

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