Pilgrim Pathways: Notes for a Diaspora People

Incarnational Discipleship

God of Grace & God of Glory

God of grace and God of glory
On Thy people pour Thy power
Crown Thine ancient church’s story
Bring her bud to glorious flower
Grant us wisdom, grant us courage
For the facing of this hour
For the facing of this hour

Lo! The hosts of evil ’round us
Scorn Thy Christ, assail His ways
From the fears that long have bound us
Free our hearts to faith and praise
Grant us wisdom, grant us courage
For the living of these days
For the living of these days

Cure Thy children’s warring madness
Bend our pride to Thy control
Shame our wanton selfish gladness
Rich in things and poor in soul
Grant us wisdom, grant us courage
Lest we miss Thy kingdom’s goal
Lest we miss Thy kingdom’s goal

Save us from weak resignation
To the evils we deplore
Let the gift of Thy salvation
Be our glory evermore
Grant us wisdom, grant us courage
Serving Thee Whom we adore
Serving Thee Whom we adore

Grant us wisdom, grant us courage
For the living of these days
For the living of these days

Words by Harry Emerson Fosdick
Music by John Hughes

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July 4, 2010 - Posted by | hymns, worship

1 Comment »

  1. Sang this one yesterday morning.

    Comment by Josh Rowley | July 5, 2010 | Reply


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