Scripture Verse

God shall send forth His mercy and His truth.@Psalm 57:3

Words: Lon­don Foundling Hospital Collection, 1774.

Music: Ombersley William H. Gladstone, 1872 (🔊 pdf nwc).

William H. Gladstone

Spirit of mercy, truth and love,
O shed Thine influence from above,
And still from age to age convey
The wonders of this sacred day.

In every clime, by every tongue,
Be God’s amazing glory sung;
Let all the listening earth be taught
The wonders by our Savior wrought.

Unfailing Comfort, heavenly Guide,
Still o’er Thy holy Church preside;
Still let mankind Thy blessings prove,
Spirit of mercy, truth and love.