362. O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing

1 Oh, for a thousand tongues to sing
my great Redeemer's praise,
the glories of my God and King,
the triumphs of his grace!

2 Jesus, the name that charms our fears,
that bids our sorrows cease,
'tis music in the sinner's ears,
'tis life, and health, and peace.

3 He speaks, and, list'ning to his voice,
new life the dead receive;
the mournful, broken hearts rejoice,
the humble poor believe.

4 Hear him, you deaf; his praise, ye dumb,
your loosened tongues employ;
ye blind, behold your Savior come;
and leap, you lame, for joy.

5 Look unto him, ye nations: own
your God, ye fallen race;
look, and be saved by faith alone;
be justified by grace.

6 My gracious Master and my Lord,
assist me to proclaim,
and spread through all the earth abroad
the honors of thy name.

Text Information
First Line: O for a thousand tongues to sing
Title: O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing
Author: Charles Wesley (1740)
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: CM
Scripture: Isaiah 61:1-3; Habakkuk 2:4; Luke 4:18-19; Romans 1:17; Romans 5:1
Topic: Hymns with Descants
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: RICHMOND
Composer (melody, later form): T. Haweis (1794)
Composer (desc.): C. S. Lang
Meter: CM
Key: G Major



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