345. King of Glory, King of Peace

1 King of glory, King of peace,
I will love thee;
and that love may never cease,
I will move thee.
Thou hast granted my request,
thou hast heard me;
thou didst note my working breast,
thou hast spared me.

2 Wherefore with my utmost art
I will sing thee,
and the cream of all my heart
I will bring thee.
Though my sins against me cried,
thou didst clear me;
and alone, when they replied,
thou didst hear me.

3 Seven whole days, not one in seven,
I will praise thee;
in my heart, though not in heaven,
I can raise thee.
Small it is, in this poor sort
to enroll thee;
e'en eternity's too short
to extol thee.

Text Information
First Line: King of glory, King of peace
Title: King of Glory, King of Peace
Author: George Herbert (1593-1633)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: 74 74D
Scripture: Psalm 30; John 8:2-11; John 9:1-41; John 12:1-8; Romans 5:1-11; Romans 8:1-11
Topic: Forgiveness; Praise of God; Prayer1 more...
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: GWALCHMAI
Composer: Joseph David Jones (1827-1870)
Meter: 74 74D



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