1 O Thou who dwellest up on high,
To whom our prayers and praises fly,
Once more our voices all unite
In song to thee, O God of light!
2 Our humble gratitude we speak,
For all the blessings of the week,
As at thy throne of grace we bow
And ask thee for a blessing now.
3 O bless us as we meet to-day,
While unto thee we sing and pray;
O bless the word of truth we hear,
And to each heart be very near.
4 'Tis vain within these walls to kneel
Unless our need of thee we feel;
'Tis vain to lift the voice in praise
Unless devotion tunes our lays.
5 Help us to worship thee aright;
Let self be banished from our sight,
Unless thy Spirit prompts the view
To search our motives through and through.
Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1