Thy Lovingkindness, Lord, Is Good and Free

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1 Thy loving-kindness, Lord, is good and free:
In tender mercy turn Thou unto me;
Hide not Thy face from me in my distress,
In mercy hear my prayer, Thy servant bless.

2 Needy and sorrowful, to Thee I cry;
Let Thy salvation set my soul on high;
Then I will sing and praise Thy holy Name,
My thankful song Thy mercy shall proclaim.

3 With joy the meek shall see my soul restored;
Your heart shall live, ye saints that seek the Lord;
He helps the needy and regards their cries,
Those in distress the Lord will not despise.

4 Let heav'n above His grace and glory tell
Let earth and sea and all that in them dwell;
Salvation to His people God will give,
And they that love His Name with Him shall live.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

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First Line: Thy loving kindness, Lord, is good and free
Title: Thy Lovingkindness, Lord, Is Good and Free
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Let heaven above his grace and glory tell

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According to some sources, William H. Monk (PHH 332) wrote EVENTIDE for Lyte's text in ten minutes. As the story goes, Monk was attending a hymnal committee meeting for the 1861 edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern of which he was music editor. Realizing that this text had no tune, Monk sat down at t…

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