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Prayer for a Blessing

"Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need" (Hebrews 4:16).

1.   Now, gracious Lord, Thine arm reveal
         And make Thy glory known;
      Now let us all Thy presence feel
         And soften hearts of stone!

2.   Help us to venture near Thy throne
         And plead a Savior’s name;
      For all that we can call our own,
         Is vanity and shame.

3.   From all the guilt of former sin
         May mercy set us free;
      And let the year we now begin,
         Begin and end with Thee.

4.   Send down Thy Spirit from above,
         That saints may love Thee more;
      And sinners now may learn to love,
         Who never loved before.

5.   And when before Thee we appear,
         In our eternal home,
      May growing numbers worship here,
         And praise Thee in our room.

"Prayer for a Blessing"
Words by John Newton (1779)
MUSIC by Robert Simpson (1790–1832)
Hymn Tune: BALERMA (C.M.)
Words and Music ©Public Domain

Song Sheet
Hymn in higher key (Ab)

Song Sheet
Hymn in lower key (G)

Chord Chart
Chord Chart in G

Guitar Music
Classical Guitar Accompaniment


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