Scripture Verse

The Lord bless thee, and keep thee. Numbers 6:24

Introduction

Words: Jo­seph Hart, 1762. Ap­peared in his Sup­ple­ment (num­ber 78) to Hymns Com­posed on Var­i­ous Sub­jects.

Music: He­bron Lo­well Ma­son, 1830 (🔊 pdf nwc).

portrait
Lowell Mason
(1792–1872)

Lyrics

Dismiss us with Thy blessing, Lord!
Help us to feed upon Thy Word;
All that has been amiss, forgive,
And let Thy truth within us live.

Though we are guilty, Thou art good;
Sprinkle our works with Jesus’ blood;
Give every fettered soul release,
And bid us all depart in peace.