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Washington 147

Tune: Wyeth’s Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second, 1813; Arranged by Reubin Monday, 1835; Arranged by Karen Willard, 2005
Lyrics: Joseph Hart, 1762
Meter: Long Meter Double (8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8)
Dismiss us with thy blessing, Lord,
Help us to feed upon thy word;
All that has been amiss forgive,
And let thy truth within us live.
Tho’ we are guilty, thou art good,
Wash all our works in Jesus’ blood;
Give ev’ry fetter’d soul release,
And bid us all depart in peace.