Deck Thyself My Soul With Gladness

Deck Thyself My Soul With Gladness (Schücke Dich, Organ, 4 Verses)

Deck Thyself My Soul With Gladness : Lyrics

Also known as Soul Adorn Thyself With Gladness

1. Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness,
Leave the gloomy haunts of sadness;
Come into the daylight’s splendour,
There with joy thy praises render
Unto him whose grace unbounded
Hath this wondrous banquet founded:
High o’er all the heavens he reigneth,
Yet to dwell with thee he deigneth.

2. Sun, who all my life dost brighten,
Light, who dost my soul enlighten,
Joy, the sweetest heart e’er knoweth,
Fount, whence all my being floweth,
At thy feet I cry, my Maker,
Let me be a fit partaker
Of this blessed food from heaven,
For our good, thy glory, given.

3. Jesus, Bread of Life, I pray thee,
Let me gladly here obey thee;
Never to my hurt invited,
Be thy love with love requited:
From this banquet let me measure,
Lord, how vast and deep its treasure;
Through the gifts thou here dost give me,
As thy guest in heaven receive me.

Deck Thyself My Soul With Gladness : Recording

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