Immanuel

O Thou, my feeble voice and heart inspire

Author: Mary Porter Beegle
Tune: TOULON
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Representative Text

1 O Thou, my feeble voice and heart inspire,
Who touched Isaiah’s hallowed lips with fire!
Let burning coals from off Thy altar fall,
While I extol Thee, Jesus, Lord of all.

2 The waiting world shall hear the prophet’s voice;
Let angels, men and earth and Heav’n rejoice!
O House of David, hear! for in thy Son
Shall come a king to reign on David’s throne.

3 His name Immanuel! God with us shall be,
And all who walk in darkness light shall see;
The shades of death and hell shall flee away,
And earth shall own the great Redeemer’s sway.

4 The government upon His shoulders stand;
Justice shall be established by His hand;
In love and power His kingdom shall increase;
He shall be King of kings and Prince of Peace.

5 Our happy ears now hear the joyful word
"The prophets waited for," but never heard;
Our blessèd eyes now see the heavenly light,
That kings desired, "but died without the sight."

6 The day the prophets waited for is gone,
Jesus is on the mediatorial throne,
To plead for us, until He comes again,
The earth restored, on David’s throne to reign.

Author: Mary Porter Beegle

Mrs. H. B. Beegle (Mary Porter Loomis) was born on Ju­ly 19, 1818, in Otis­ville, New York. She was the daugh­ter of Si­las Loo­mis, and wife of Hen­ry B. Bee­gle. She died on December 18, 1888 in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. NN, Hymnary editor. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/e/e/beegle_mpl.htm Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Thou, my feeble voice and heart inspire
Title: Immanuel
Author: Mary Porter Beegle
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Source: Ocean Spray (Ocean Grove, NJ, 1876)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

TOULON

TOULAN was originally an adaptation of the Genevan Psalter melody for Psalm 124 (124). In one melodic variant or another and with squared-off rhythms, the tune was used in English and Scottish psalters for various psalm texts. It was published in the United States in its four-line abridged form (cal…

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