How Gentle Gods Commands   

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Text: Phillip Doddridge

Music: Johann G. Nägeli

Arranged by: Lisa Powell

For: SATB and Piano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Columbia River Gorge, Portland, OR by Ed Powell

Lyrics:

How gentle God's commands!
How kind His precepts are!
Come cast your burdens on the
Lord and trust His constant care.

Beneath his watchful eye,
His Saints securely dwell;
That hand which bears all nature up
Shall guard His children well.

Why should this anxious load
Press down your weary mind?
Haste, to your Heavenly Father's throne,
And sweet refreshment find.

His goodness stands approved,
Unchanged from day to day;
I'll drop my burden at His feet.
and bear a song away.