O King of mercy, from Thy throne on high

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CGS No.: 
595

Verse 1
O King of mercy, from Thy throne on high
Look down in love, and hear our humble cry.

Verse 2
Thou tender Shepherd of the blood-bought sheep,
Thy feeble wandering flock in safety keep.

Verse 3
O gentle Saviour, by Thy death we live;
To contrite sinners life eternal give.

Verse 4
Thou art the Bread of heaven, on Thee we feed,
Be near to help our souls in time of need.

Verse 5
Thou art the mourmer's Stay, the sinner's Friend,
Sweet Fount of joy and blessings without end.

Verse 6
O come and cheer us with Thy heavenly grace;
Reveal the brightness of Thy glorious face.

Verse 7
In cooling cloud by day, in fire by night,
Be near our steps, and make our darkness light.

Verse 8
Go where we go, abide where we abide,
In life, in death, our Comfort, Strength and Guide.

Verse 9
O lead us daily with Thine eye of love,
And bring us safely to our home above.