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Put Forth, O God, Thy Spirit's Might

Full Text

1 Put forth, O God, thy Spirit's might
and bid thy Church increase
in breadth and length and depth and height
her unity and peace.

2 Let works of darkness disappear
before thy conqu'ring light;
let hatred and tormenting fear
pass with the passing night.

3 Let what apostles learned of thee
be ours from age to age;
their steadfast faith, our unity;
their peace, our heritage.

4 O Judge divine of human strife!
O Vanquisher of pain!
to know thee is eternal life,
to serve thee is to reign.

Source: Rejoice in the Lord #376

Author: Howard Chandler Robbins

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Text Information

First Line: Put forth O God thy spirit's might
Title: Put Forth, O God, Thy Spirit's Might
Author: Howard Chandler Robbins (1937)
Language: English


DUNDEE (Ravenscroft)

DUNDEE first appeared in the 1615 edition of the Scottish Psalter published in Edinburgh by Andro Hart. Called a "French" tune (thus it also goes by the name of FRENCH), DUNDEE was one of that hymnal's twelve "common tunes"; that is, it was not associated with a specific psalm. In the Psalter Hymnal…

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #521Text
Rejoice in the Lord #376TextPage Scan
Include 12 pre-1979 instances