The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

God of mercy, God of grace

Words: Henry Francis Lyte, 1834

Music: Ratisbon
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer
St. John, Lucerna laudoniae
Meter: 77 77 77

1. God of mercy, God of grace,
show the brightness of thy face.
Shine upon us, Savior, shine,
fill thy Church with light divine,
and thy saving health extend
unto earth's remotest end.

2. Let the people praise thee, Lord;
be by all that live adored.
Let the nations shout and sing
glory to their Savior King;
at thy feet their tribute pay,
and thy holy will obey.

3. Let the people praise thee, Lord;
earth shall then her fruits afford;
God to man his blessing give,
man to God devoted live;
all below, and all above,
one in joy, and light, and love.



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