313. God, Whose Almighty Word

1 God, 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 Jesus, who came to bring
on your redeeming wing,
healing and sight,
health to the troubled mind,
sight to the Spirit-blind,
O now to humankind
let there be light.

3 Spirit of truth and love,
life-giving, holy dove,
speed forth your flight;
move on the water's face,
bearing the lamp of grace,
and in earth's darkest place
let there be light.

4 Blessed and holy three,
glorious trinity,
wisdom, love, might,
boundless as ocean's tide
rolling in fullest pride
through the world far and wide,
let there be light.

Text Information
First Line: God, whose almighty word
Title: God, Whose Almighty Word
Author: John Marriott (ca. 1813, alt.)
Meter: 6 6 4 6 6 6 4
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: God: The Triune God; God: Authority; Healing (17 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: Felice de Giardini (1769, adapt.)
Meter: 6 6 4 6 6 6 4
Key: G Major

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