While O'er Our Guilty Land O Lord Lyrics (Traditional Hymn)
While O'er Our Guilty Land O Lord
Traditional Hymn

Lyrics Details

Download the PDF Chord Charts for While O'er Our Guilty Land O Lord by Traditional Hymn, from the album Open Hymnal.

SongID 8251
Language English
Album Open Hymnal
Artists Traditional Hymn
Authors Samuel Davies, Brian Dumont
InstrumentsGuitar, Ukelele, Piano
File TypePDF
Pages
Available Keys A, Ab, B, Bb, C, C#, D, Db, E, Eb, F, F#, G, G#, Gb, Numbers, Numerals
Meter
ThemesKingdom of God, Baptism, Redeemer, Child of God, Promise, Righteousness, Christ, Trust, Mercy, Repentance, Church, Worship, Throne, Grace, Guilt, Hymn, Traditional

Lyrics

Verse 1 While o'er our guilty land, O Lord, we view the terrors of Your sword, O where can all the helpless fly? To whom but You direct their cry? Verse 2 On You, our guardian God, we call, before Your throne of grace we fall; But is there no deliv'rance there? And must we perish in despair? Verse 3 See, we repent, we weep, we mourn; to our forsaken God we turn; O spare our guilty country, spare the Church which You have planted there. Verse 4 We are the old, the sick, the lame; we blind and deaf cry Jesus' Name. We plead Your mercy for His sake, and trust that You will not forsake. Verse 5 Christ is our only righteousness, His death for us is our redress. Your promise stronger than our sin; blot out O Lord what we have been. Verse 6 We are your children after all, redeemed by Christ after the fall. Marked with Your Name in Baptism, our home remains in Your Kingdom....

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