Scripture Verse

Lord is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy. Psalm 145:8

Introduction

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Isaac Watts
(1674–1748)

Words: Is­aac Watts, Hymns and Spir­it­u­al Songs, Book 3, 1709, num­ber 30.

Music: Lam­beth (Schult­hes) Wil­helm A. F. Schul­thes, 1871 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Wilhelm A. F. Schulthes
(1816–1879)

Lyrics

The God of mercy be adored,
Who calls our souls from death;
Who saves by His redeeming word,
And new-creating breath.

To praise the Father, and the Son,
And Spirit, all divine,
The One in Three, and Three in One,
Let saints and angels join.