193. 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 world, far and wide,
Let there be light!

Text Information
First Line: Thou whose Almighty word, Chaos and darkness heard
Title: Thou, Whose Almighty Word
Author: J. Marriott, 1720-1825
Language: English
Publication Date: 1918
Topic: Work and Missions: Missions; Pentecost
Tune Information
Name: ITALIAN HYMN
Composer: Felice Giardini (1769)
Key: G Major



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