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Blessed Jesus, at your word
we have come again to hear you;
let our thoughts and hearts be stirred
and in glowing faith be near you.
By your gospel true and holy,
teach us, Lord, to love you solely.
All our knowledge, sense, and sight
lie in deepest darkness shrouded,
till your Spirit breaks our night,
filling us with light unclouded.
All good thoughts and all good living
come but by your gracious giving.
Glorious Lord, yourself impart;
Light of Light, from God proceeding,
open lips and ears and heart;
help us by your Spirit’s leading.
Hear the cry your church now raises;
Lord, accept our prayers and praises.

Text Information

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First Line:
Blessed Jesus, at Thy word
Title:
Blessed Jesus, at Thy word
German Title:
Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier
Author:
Tobias Clausnitzer
Translator:
Catherine Winkworth
Meter:
7.8.7.8.8.8
Source:
Berliner Gesangbuch, 1707, st. 4
Place of Origin:
Germany
Language:
English
Copyright:
Public Domain
Liturgical Use:
Songs of Illumination

Tune Information

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Title:
LIEBSTER JESU (Ahle)
Composer:
Johann Rudolf Ahle (1664)
Meter:
7.8.7.8.8.8
Copyright:
Public Domain