"O'er Jerusalem Thou Weepest" by Anna Hoppe, 1889-1941 Text From: THE HANDBOOK TO THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1942) p. 301 1. O'er Jerusalem Thou weepest In compassion, dearest Lord. Love divine, of love the deepest, O'er Thine erring Israel poured, Crieth out in bitter moan: "O loved city, hadst thou known This thy day of visitation, Thou wouldst not reject salvation." 2. By the love Thy tears are telling, O Thou Lamb for sinners slain, Make my heart Thy temple-dwelling, Purged from every guilty stain. Oh, forgive, forgive, my sin! Cleanse me, cleanse me, Lord, within! I am Thine since Thou hast sought me, Since Thy precious blood hath bought me. 3. O Thou Lord of my salvation, Grant my soul Thy blood-bought peace. By Thy tears of lamentation Bid my faith and love increase. Grant me grace to love Thy Word, Grace to keep the message heard, Grace to own Thee as my Treasure, Grace to love Thee without measure.This text was converted to ascii format for Project Wittenberg by Debbie Harris and is in the public domain. You may freely distribute, copy or print this text. Please direct any comments or suggestions to: Rev. Robert E. Smith of the Walther Library at Concordia Theological Seminary. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes from _The Lutheran Hymnal_ Hymn #419 from _The Handbook to the Lutheran Hymnal_ Text: Luke 19:41 Author: Anna Hoppe, 1919, alt. Tune: "Freu dich sehr" 1st Published in: _Genevan Psalter_, 1551
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