Our God and Father, we respond to Thee
|Our God and Father, we respond to Thee
As sons brought near,
Suited, in love and holy liberty,
To this blest sphere.
O wondrous thought, that many there should be
Like Christ, for Thy delight eternally!
|He, Thy delight, in whom we have our part,
Through grace to share
Thy love for Him, the Object of Thy heart
His glory in Thy presence now we see,
As with Him there in love’s complacency.
|’Tis here He sings—what joy His heart doth find,
Thyself to praise,
While many sons are stirred in heart and mind
One voice to raise
In worship, God and Father, unto Thee,
Supreme, Thou Source in love’s economy!
Phoenix, OR, United States
Amen thank you for sharing your comment
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Best song in the world! - everthing is here. GOD'S plan and economy is to bring us to this ' blest sphere'. How can we not respond to Abba and be led to worship him in and by the leading of his Son.
All of the Fathers love is poured out upon the Son in whom we now have a part. It is here both God and man are content as we share and bask in real love.
Oh Abba dear Abba we respond to thee!
God and Father, we love Thee!
Our response in this hymn is not of our unworthiness as a sinner, but as one placed in the blessed sphere of the Son! The revelation of the Father and the Son in union, fellowship and eternal delight is overwhelming. Even more, for us to participate in THIS comes without words to describe our blessed place in Christ, the Son. May many responses of love come forth as we draw nearer to our Source, and kiss our loving Father in worship as sons!