337. God, Your Glorious Presence

1 God, your glorious presence
draws us to adore you,
and with awe appear before you.
In your holy temple
all keep mystic silence,
prostrate lie with deepest reverence.
You alone
God we own,
you our God and Saviour:
praise your name for ever.

2 In God's glorious presence
hear the harps resounding!
See the hosts the throne surrounding!
"Holy, holy, holy,"
hear the hymn ascending,
angels, saints, their voices blending!
Bow your ear
to us here:
hear, O Christ, the praises
that your church now raises.

3 Fount of every blessing,
purify my spirit,
trusting only in your merit.
Like the holy angels
who behold your splendour,
may I ceaseless worship render.
Let your will
ever still
rule your church terrestrial,
as the hosts celestial.

Text Information
First Line: God, your glorious presence
Title: God, Your Glorious Presence
Author: Gerhard Tersteegen (1697-1769)
Translator: Frederick William Foster (1760-1835)
Translator: William Mercer (1811-1873)
Translator: John Miller (1756-1810)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: 668D 33 66
Scripture: Genesis 28:10-22; Exodus 24:12-18; Psalm 27; Psalm 48; Isaiah 6:1-8; Ezekiel 1:1 - 2:2; Revelation 5:11-14; Revelation 7:9-17
Topic: Adoration; Gathering of the Community; Praise of God
Tune Information
Name: ARNSBERG
Composer: Joachim Neander (1650-1680)
Meter: 668D 33 66
Key: G Major or modal



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