God of Mercy, God of Grace (Psalm 67)

Original Text: 
The poetical works of the Rev. H.F. Lyte, M.A., ed. John Appleyard (London: E. Stock, 1907): 256. PR 4897 L6 A17 1907 Victoria College (Emmanuel)
2Show the brightness of Thy face:
3Shine upon us, Saviour, shine,
4Fill Thy church with light Divine;
5And Thy saving health extend,
6Unto earth's remotest end.
7Let Thy people praise Thee, Lord;
8Be by all that live adored;
9Let the nations shout and sing,
10Glory to their Saviour King;
11At Thy feet their tributes pay,
12And Thy holy will obey.
13Let the people praise Thee, Lord;
14Earth shall then her fruits afford;
15God to man His blessing give,
16Man to God devoted live;
17All below, and all above,
18One in joy, and light, and love.

Notes

1] Psalm 67:1-5 (King James version) is as follows:
God be mercifull vnto vs, and blesse vs: and cause his face to shine vpon vs. Selah.
That thy way may bee knowen vpon earth, thy sauing health among all nations.
Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
O let the nations be glad, and sing for ioy: for thou shalt iudge the people righteously; and gouerne the nations vpon earth. Selah.
Let the people praise thee, O God, let all the people praise thee.
Then shall the earth yeeld her increase; and God, euen our owne God, shall blesse vs.
God shall blesse vs; and all the ends of the earth shall feare him.
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Publication Start Year: 
1834
Publication Notes: 
Spirit of the Psalms
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
2001
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