Unto Thy name give glory, for Thy mercy, and for Thy truth’s sake.@Psalm 115:1

Henry Downton, 1841.

St. Austell Arthur H. Brown, 1876 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Arthur H. Brown (1830-1926)

For Thy mercy and Thy grace,
Constant through another year,
Hear our song of thankfulness;
Jesus, our Redeemer, hear.

Lo! our sins on Thee we cast,
Thee, our perfect Sacrifice;
And, forgetting all the past,
Press towards our glorious prize.

Dark the future: let Thy light
Guide us, bright and morning Star:
Fierce our foes, and hard the fight;
Arm us, Savior, for the war.

In our weakness and distress,
Rock of strength, be Thou our Stay;
In the pathless wilderness
Be our true and living Way.

Who of us death’s awful road
In the coming year shall tread?
With Thy rod and staff, O God,
Comfort Thou his dying bed.

Keep us faithful, keep us pure,
Keep us evermore Thine own;
Help, O help us to endure;
Fit us for the promised crown.

So within Thy palace gate
We shall praise, on golden strings,
Thee the only potentate,
Lord of lords, and King of kings.