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).

Alternate Tune:

William H. Gladstone (1840–1892)
National Portrait Gallery



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.