Give us power

O Lord thou didst the promise give

Author: T. M. Eastwood
Tune: [O Lord thou didst the promise give]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O Lord thou didst the promise give
In ages long ago,
That thou wouldst on thy waiting church,
The gift of pow’r bestow,
And when within the upper room,
In old Jerusalem,
Thy true disciples met and prayed,
Thou gavest pow’r to them.

Refrain:
Lord give us pow’r, pow’r, pow’r,
Lord give us pow’r thy pow’r today,
Lord give us pow’r, pow’r, pow’r,
Swing open wide the gates
And give us pow’r we pray.

2 When they the pow’r of God received,
Their tongues were all aflame,
And boldly they proclaimed abroad,
The Saviour’s glorious name,
They told the story of the cross,
With hearts in one accord
And thousands by the wondrous theme,
Were won unto the Lord. [Refrain]

3 O let the pentecostal flame,
Descend upon us now,
While we are waiting in thy house
And in thy presence bow,
O may the spirit’s quick’ning grace,
Endue us each and all,
Till self and sin shall be effaced,
And Christ is Lord of all. [Refrain]

Source: Songs for All #41

Author: T. M. Eastwood

Early 20th Century We have little data on Eastwood, except that he was a minister in the Reformed Episcopal Church of England. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Lord thou didst the promise give
Title: Give us power
Author: T. M. Eastwood
Refrain First Line: Lord give us power, power, power

Timeline

Instances

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Hymns of Worship and Songs of the Gospel #d209
Revival Gems No. 1 #d45
Songs for All #41TextAudioPage Scan
Songs of Love Divine #41Page Scan



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