Thou shalt, O Lord, descend

Thou shalt, O Lord, descend

Author: W. Wrangham
Tune: SNOWFIELD
Published in 11 hymnals

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1. Thou shalt, O Lord, descend,
And all the kingdoms bless;
Throughout the earth Thy realm extend,
And judge in righteousness.

2. The fruitful earth shall yield
A rich, increasing, store;
And God, who is to us revealed,
His choicest gifts shall pour.

3. The blessings of His grace
He shall to us make known;
Till all the earth His laws embrace,
And His dominion own.

4. Let all the people raise
The loud thanksgiving voice;
Let every nation sing Thy praise,
And every tongue rejoice.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6930

Author: W. Wrangham

Wrangham, W., p. 930. ii., 223. From his New Metrical Version of the Psalms, 1829, the following are in common use in America:— (1) "Eternal God, celestial King," Psalms Ivii; (2) "Praise the Lord, His power confess," Psalms cl.; (3) “To Thee, my righteous King and Lord," Psalms ciii. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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Author: W. Wrangham

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