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In Excelsis, 1896011
Lord, with Glowing Heart I’d Praise TheeFrancis Scott Key, 1826

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
011aSt. ChadRichard Redhead (1820-1901)8.7.8.7.D.
011bFabenJohn H. Willcox, 18498.7.8.7.D.

1Lord, with glowing heart I’d praise Thee,
For the bliss Thy love bestows,
For the pardoning grace that saves me,
And the peace that from it flows;
Help, O God, my weak endeavor;
This dull soul to rapture raise:
Thou must light the flame, or never
Can my love be warmed to praise.
2Praise, my soul, the God that sought thee,
Wretched wanderer, far astray;
Found thee lost, and kindly brought thee
From the paths of death away:
Praise, with love’s devoutest feeling,
Him, Who saw the guilt-born fear,
And, the light of hope revealing,
Bade the blood-stained cross appear.
3Lord, this bosom’s ardent feeling
Vainly would my lips express;
Low before Thy footstool kneeling,
Deign Thy suppliant’s prayer to bless:
Let Thy grace, my soul’s chief treasure,
Love’s pure flame within me raise,
And, since words can never measure,
Let my life show forth Thy praise. Amen.
Psalm86:12I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.
Psalm89:1I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.
Psalm111:1Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.
Matthew2:9When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.
Romans10:20But Esaias is very bold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me.
1 Timothy1:14And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
1 Peter1:12Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.
1 Peter2:10Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.
1 John3:1Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.
2 John1:3Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.