Hymn Text - Fr. Christopher Phillips - Jesus Christ, our Saviour King / LUCERNA LAUDONIAE
  • Jesus Christ, our Saviour King,
    unto thee thy people sing;
    hear the prayers we humbly make,
    hear them for thy mercy's sake.
    Lord Jesus Christ, O Lamb Divine,
    fill our souls, and make us thine.

    Give us eyes that we may see;
    give us hearts to worship thee;
    give us ears that we may hear;
    in thy love, Lord, draw us near.
    Lord Jesus Christ, O Lamb Divine,
    fill our souls, and make us thine.

    In our darkness, shed thy light;
    lift us to thy heav'nly height;
    may we be thy dwelling-place:
    tabernacles of thy grace
    Lord Jesus Christ, O Lamb Divine,
    fill our souls, and make us thine

    In thy Kingdom grant us rest,
    in Jerusalem the blest;
    with the saints our lips shall sing,
    with the angels echoing:
    Lord Jesus Christ, O Lamb Divine,
    thou dost reign, and we are thine!

    Text: Fr. Christopher G. Phillips, 1990. Permission for non-commercial use.
    Intended tune: "Lucerna Laudoniæ" by David Evans (1874-1948)
  • davido
    Posts: 532
    This is great. I've used Fr Phillips' 'Holy Joseph, intercessor' before, glad to see another poem from him.

    Wikipedia says the tune is now PD so score is attached.
  • Thank you for the setting, davido!