Sunday, June 06, 2021

Joy unmeasured

From God to me a joyful sigh
Comes when you turn your loving eye
In gracious benediction.
O Lord Jesu, my fondest good,
Your Word, your Spirit, body, blood
Refresh my inner being.
Take me
In your graces,
Warm embraces,
Bounties treasured.
In your Word comes joy unmeasured.

From a hymn in the German language by Philipp Nikolai (1556-1608)
English translation by Paul Westermeyer

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