Scripture Verse

The Lord God is a sun and shield. Psalm 84:11


Charles Wesley (1707–1788)

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns 1762, cen­to.

Music: Ev­an Will­iam H. Ha­ver­gal, 1847. Ar­ranged by Lo­well Ma­son in the New Car­mi­na Sac­ra (Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts: 1850) (🔊 pdf nwc).

Lowell Mason (1792–1872)


Eternal Sun of right­eous­ness,
Display Thy beams divine,
And cause the glo­ry of Thy face
Upon my heart to shine.

Light, in Thy light, oh, may I see,
Thy grace and mer­cy prove,
Revived, and cheered, and blest by Thee,
The God of par­don­ing love.

Lift up Thy coun­te­nance serene,
And let Thy hap­py child
Behold, with­out a cloud be­tween,
The Fa­ther re­con­ciled.

On me Thy pr­omised grace be­stow,
The peace by Je­sus giv’n;
The joys of ho­li­ness be­low,
And then the joys of Heav’n.