810. 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 water's face,
bearing the lamp of grace,
and in earth's darkest place
let there be light.

4 Holy and blessèd Three,
glorious Trinity,
Wisdom, Love, Might;
boundless as ocean's tide
rolling in fullest pride,
through the earth far and wide
let there be light.

Text Information
First Line: Thou, whose almighty word
Author: John Marriott (1780-1825)
Meter: 66 4 66 64
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ;
Topic: Trinity Sunday; Church Year: Trinity; Healing (4 more...)
Tune Information
Name: MOSCOW
Composer: Felice de Giardini (1716-1796)
Meter: 66 4 66 64
Key: G Major



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