Wilt Thou not revive us again: that Thy people may rejoice in Thee?@Psalm 85:6

John A. Dalles, 1992.

Res­to­ra­tion from The South­ern Har­mo­ny and Mu­sic­al Com­pan­ion, by Will­iam Walk­er (New York: Has­tings House, 1835) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William Walker (1809–1875)

God, renew us by your Spirit!
Come in gladness, hearts console!
Grant us joy so we may share it!
Oh, restore us; make us whole!

God, revitalize our mission!
Bless your church from pole to pole!
May we overcome division!
Oh, restore us; make us whole!

God, revive each congregation!
Be our center and our goal!
Help us join in adoration!
Oh, restore us; make us whole!

God, refresh your whole creation!
Timeless is salvation’s role!
Grant us boundless celebration!
Oh, restore us; make us whole!