704. Renew Me, O Eternal Light

1 Renew me, O eternal Light,
And let my heart and soul be bright,
Illumined with the light of grace
That issues from Your holy face.

2 Remove the pow'r of sin from me
And cleanse all my impurity
That I may have the strength and will
Temptations of the flesh to still.

3 Create in me a new heart, Lord,
That gladly I obey Your Word.
Let what You will be my desire,
And with new life my soul inspire.

4 Grant that I only You may love
And seek those things which are above
Till I behold You face to face,
O Light eternal, through Your grace.

Text Information
First Line: Renew me, O eternal Light
Title: Renew Me, O Eternal Light
Translator: August Crull, 1845-1923
Author: Johann Friedrich Ruopp, 1672-1708
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: L M
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 3:18; Colossians 3:1-10; Psalm 51:10-12
Topic: Psalm paraphrase
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: HERR JESU CHRIST, MEINS
Meter: L M
Incipit: 1116
Key: G Major or modal
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Setting)



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