150. Of Omnipresent Grace I Sing

1 Of omnipresent grace I sing;
For, though I take the morning's wing
And dwell beyond the outer sea,
Yet Thou art present there with me.

2 Thy hand shall lead me by the way,
Thy right hand be my staff and stay;
Though darkness compass me around,
Night shall be light where Thou art found.

3 Where Thou art, darkness cannot stay,
Thou turnest darkness into day;
Both night and light are one to Thee:
In darkness Thou still seest me.

4 Thine eye beheld me yet unborn
And watched my steps from earliest morn;
My ways are written in Thy book:
By Thee I live, to Thee I look. A-Men.

5 Thy thoughts are precious to my heart;
Thy presence bids all care depart;
I lay me down, Thou art with me;
I wake-- and still I am with Thee.

6 Lord, try my way and me anew;
Prove Thou my heart and make it true
And lead me in the better way
To life, to Thee--for aye and aye.


Text Information
First Line: Of omnipresent grace I sing
Title: Of Omnipresent Grace I Sing
Author: Emanuel Cronenwett (1880)
Meter: L. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1930
Topic: The Means of Grace: God
Tune Information
Arranger: Samuel Webbe (1782)
Meter: L. M.
Key: E♭ Major
Source: From a Gregorian Chant

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