We lay down this foundation, Lord

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    CGS No.: 
    622

    Verse 1
    We lay down this foundation, Lord
    In Thy name, our Lord Jesus Christ
    We beseech Thee our dear Saviour
    Keep this holy place in Thy care.

    Verse 2
    And when these Thy people seek Thee
    And sinner seek Thee in this house
    Hear, Almighty from heav'n above
    O Lord our God, forgive their sins.

    Verse 3
    When Thy ministers preach the Word
    The gospel of Jesus Thy Son,
    Almighty God, in Thy great name
    Wrought out wonderful miracles.

    Verse 4
    And when the little children sing
    Their hymns of praise unto their king
    Let angels join them in praise
    And earth and heav'n lend their chorus.

    Verse 5
    Jehovah will Thou dwell with us
    In this our wicked, sinful world?
    Jesus Christ will Thou be our king?
    Holy Ghost will Thou find rest here?

    Verse 6
    May Thy glory never depart
    From this house that we are building
    Make Thy kingdom within our hearts
    And establish Thy throne within.