Monthly Archives: December 2016

King of Glory King of Peace key G (by George Herbert)

  1. King of glory, King of peace,
    I will love thee;
    and, that love may never cease,
    I will move thee.
    Thou hast granted my request,
    thou hast heard me;
    thou didst note my working breast,
    thou hast spared me.
  2. Wherefore with my utmost art
    I will sing thee,
    and the cream of all my heart
    I will bring thee.
    Though my sins against me cried,
    thou didst clear me,
    and alone, when they replied,
    thou didst hear me.
  3. Seven whole days, not one in seven,
    I will praise thee;
    in my heart, though not in heaven,
    I can raise thee.
    Small it is, in this poor sort
    to enrol thee:
    e’en eternity’s too short
    to extol thee.

Soul of my Saviour Key G (by W.J Maher translated by J. Hegarty)

  1. Soul of my Saviour, sanctify my breast,
    body of Christ, be thou my saving guest,
    blood of my Saviour, bathe me in thy tide,
    wash me with water flowing from thy side.
  2. Strength and protection may thy Passion be,
    O blessèd Jesu, hear and answer me;
    deep in thy wounds, Lord, hide and shelter me,
    so shall I never, never part from thee.
  3. Guard and defend me from the foe malign,
    in death’s dread moments make me only thine;
    call me and bid me come to thee on high
    where I may praise thee with thy saints for aye.