583 You That Know the Lord

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# 583 You That Know the Lord
1. You that know the Lord is gracious, You for whom a cornerstone Stands, of God, elect and precious, Laid that you may build thereon, See that on that sure foundation You a living temple raise. Towers that may tell forth salvation, Walls that may re-echo praise.
2. Living stones by God appointed Each to his allotted place, Kings and priests, by God anointed, Shall you not declare His grace? You, a royal generation, Tell the tidings of your birth, Tidings of a new creation To an old and weary earth.
3. Tell the praise of Him who called you Out of darkness into light, Broke the fetters that enthralled you, Gave you freedom, peace, and sight: Tell the tale of sins forgiven, Strength renewed and hope restored, Till the earth, in tune with heaven, Praise and magnify the Lord.

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