Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts;Henry Purcell, 1694
Shut not Thy merciful ears unto our pray’rs;
But spare us, Lord most holy, O God most mighty.
O holy and most merciful Saviour,
Thou most worthy Judge eternal,
Suffer us not, at our last hour,
For any pains of death, to fall from Thee. Amen.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
"Shut not Thy merciful ears..."
Via Nathaniel Peters at First Thoughts: