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أنظر إلينا كلنا

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1 أنظر إلينا كلنا
يا أيها الرب العلي
واحضر بمجدك البهي
حتى المكانُ يمتلي
لا تسعُ السماءُ يا
قديرُ مجدَك السني
فكيف تحويك إذاً
فَسحةُ هذا المسكنِ

2 لا سرَّ في البناءِ بلْ
وجودُك المُعطي الحياهْ
فقدِّس النفس بما
تُصغي إليه في الصلاهْ
وقدِّس الإنذارَ منْ
مبشِّرٍ في المِنبرِ
كذاك مَن يصغي إلى
كلامك المؤثِّرِ

3 يا رب تُحيِ إن تشا
رميمَ أعظمِ الرموسْ
فاسكن هنا واجعل لنا
ذا البيتَ ميلادَ النفوسْ
في الضَّرِّ أو في الضيق أو
في الحزن أو وقتَ السرورْ
يا أيها القدوسُ كنْ
معنا إلى دهر الدهورْ

4 فاحضر هنا مُستمعاً
صلاتَنا على الدوامْ
واستجب الدعاءَ ما
ندعوك في هذا المقامْ
وحين تنتهي هنا
فرصةُ تقديم السجودْ
في مجدك اجمعنا لكي
نسجدُ في دار الخلودْ


Source: نظم المرامير #445

Author: اسعد الشدودي

Asaad Ibrahim alShdudi, 1826-1906 A Lebanese-born Mathematician, who studied and later worked at the American University of Beirut. أسعد إبراهيم الشدودي Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: أنظر إلينا كلنا
Author: اسعد الشدودي
Language: Arabic
Publication Date: 1885
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Tune

CREATION (Haydn)

The tune CREATION is taken from the chorus “The Heavens Are Telling” from the well known oratorio The Creation (1798) by Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809). Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his mus…

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OLD HUNDREDTH

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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LOVING-KINDNESS (Caldwell)


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