Thou who camest here in weakness

Thou who camest here in weakness

Author: William Edgar Enman
Tune: REDHEAD No. 47
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Thou, who camest from above,
Bringing light, and shedding love,
Teaching Thine all-perfect way,
Giving gifts to men to-day:

2 Thou who changest our lost state,
Making us regenerate,
Help us evermore to be
Faithful subjects unto Thee.

3 Where Thou art not, none can do
What is holy, just and true;
Those whose hearts Thy wisdom leads
Think good thoughts and do good deeds.

4 We have often grieved Thee sore;
Never let us grieve Thee more.
Thou the feeble canst protect,
Thou the wandering canst direct.

5 We are dark--be Thou our Light;
We are blind--be Thou our Sight.
Be our Comfort in distress,
Guide us through the wilderness.

6 To the blessed Three in One,
To the Father, and the Son,
And the Holy Ghost, arise
Praise from all below the skies.

Source: Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #243

Author: William Edgar Enman

Born: April 18, 1869, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Died: July 22, 1950, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou who camest here in weakness
Author: William Edgar Enman

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The Book of Common Praise, being the Hymn Book of the Church of England in Canada. Annotated ed. #d694



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