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Thou gracious Lord, Creator

Thou gracious Lord, Creator

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Thou gracious Lord, Creator]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Thou gracious Lord, Creator everlasting,
Whose name is Love,
Behold us now, and bless thy waiting children
From heaven above.

Eternal Spirit, from on high descending,—
From that bright throne where purest songs are blending,—
Breathe on our souls, in supplication bending,
O Holy Dove.

2 We come to thee and plead the precious promise
One made by thee,
That in thy name where two or three are gathered
There thou would’st be. [Refrain]

3 We come to ask for zeal and Christian patience
Our cross to bear,
For strength to toil and lively faith, inspiring
Our every prayer. [Refrain]

4 More grace we need, more perfect consecration,
And deeper love;
Oh, rain upon us, Lord, thy richest blessing,
From heaven above. [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #13

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou gracious Lord, Creator
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Eternal Spirit, from on high