111. Thou, Whose Almighty Word

1 Thou, whose almighty Word
Chaos and darkness heard,
And took their flight;
Hear us, we humbly pray;
And where the Gospel day
Sheds not its glorious ray,
Let there be light!

2 Thou, Who didst come to bring
On Thy redeeming wing
Healing and sight;
Health to the sick in mind,
Sight to the inly blind,
O now to all mankind,
Let there be light!

3 Spirit of truth and love,
Life-giving Holy Dove,
Speed forth Thy flight;
Move on the waters' face,
Bearing the lamp of grace,
And in earth's darkest place
Let there be light!

4 Holy and blessed Three,
Glorious Trinity,
Wisdom, Love, Might;
Boundless as ocean's tide,
Rolling in fullest pride,
Thro' the earth, far and wide,
Let there be light!


Text Information
First Line: Thou, whose almighty Word
Title: Thou, Whose Almighty Word
Author: John Marriott (ca. 1813)
Meter: 6 6 4 6 6 6 4
Language: English
Publication Date: 1930
Topic: The Means of Grace: Missions
Tune Information
Composer: G. H. Trebel (1903)
Meter: 6 6 4 6 6 6 4
Key: A Major

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