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464. Lord of All Being, Throned Afar

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1 Lord of all being, throned afar,
your glory flames from sun and star;
center and soul of ev'ry sphere,
yet to each loving heart how near!

2 Lord of all life, below, above,
whose light is truth, whose warmth is love,
before your ever-blazing throne
we ask no luster of our own.

3 Grant us your truth, your freedom give,
that hearts for you might solely live
till all your living altars claim
one holy light, one heav'nly flame!

Text Information
First Line: Lord of all being, throned afar
Title: Lord of All Being, Throned Afar
Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1848, alt.)
Meter: L.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Father and Creator; God; God--Majesty and greatness of (2 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: John Hatton (c. 1790)
Meter: L.M.
Key: D Major
Notes: 22 Q in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns

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