Composer (attr.): R. Boyd

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Composer (attr.): R. Boyd (1816)
Incipit: 53127 11234 53432
Key: d minor


Our Cities Cry to You, O God

Our cities cry to you, O God,
From out their pain and strife;
You made us for Yourself alone,
But we choose alien life.
Our goals are pleasure, gold, and power;
Injustice stalks our earth;
In vain we seek for rest, for joy,
For sense of human worth.

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When Stephen, full of power and grace

Ye, humble sinner, in whose breast


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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #320
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