In Thy Wrath and Hot Displeasure

In thy wrath and hot displeasure

Tune: ST. SYLVESTER (Dykes)
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1 In Thy wrath and hot displeasure,
Chasten not Thy servant, Lord;
Let Thy mercy, without measure,
Help and peace to me afford.

2 Heavy is my tribulation,
Sore my punishment has been;
Broken by Thy indignation,
I am troubled by my sin.

3 With my burden of transgression
Heavy laden, overborne,
Humbled low I make confession,
For my folly now I mourn.

4 Weak and wounded, I implore Thee;
Lord, to me Thy mercy show;
All my prayer is now before Thee,
All my trouble Thou dost know.

5 Darkness gathers, foes assail me,
But I answer not a word;
All my friends desert and fail me,
Only Thou my cry hast heard.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

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First Line: In thy wrath and hot displeasure
Title: In Thy Wrath and Hot Displeasure
Language: English





C. Hubert H. Parry's (PHH 145) RUSTINGTON was first published in the Westminster Abbey Hymn Book (1897) as a setting for Benjamin Webb's "Praise the Rock of Our Salvation." The tune is named for the village in Sussex, England, where Parry lived for some years and where he died. This is such a distin…

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