202. 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:
Oh now, to all mankind
Let there be light!

3 Spirit of truth and love,
Lifegiving, holy Dove,
Speed forth Thy flight;
Move on the waters' face,
Spreading the beams 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: J. Marriott, 1780-1825 (alt.)
Meter: 664 6664
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Tune Information
Name: ITALIAN HYMN
Composer: F. de Giardini, 1716-96
Meter: 664 6664
Key: F Major



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