How Gentle God’s Commands

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Lyrics

  1. 1. How gentle God’s commands!
    How kind his precepts are!
    Come, cast your burdens on the Lord
    And trust his constant care.
  2. 2. Beneath his watchful eye,
    His Saints securely dwell;
    That hand which bears all nature up
    Shall guard his children well.
  3. 3. Why should this anxious load
    Press down your weary mind?
    Haste to your Heav’nly Father’s throne
    And sweet refreshment find.
  4. 4. His goodness stands approved,
    Unchanged from day to day;
    I’ll drop my burden at his feet
    And bear a song away.
  5. Text: Philip Doddridge, 1702–1751
    Music: Hans Georg Nägeli, 1773–1836; arr. by Lowell Mason, 1792–1872
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
125
Music
Hans Georg Nägeli, 1773–1836. Lowell Mason, 1792–1872.
Text
Philip Doddridge, 1702–1751.
Scriptures
1 John 5:3, Psalm 55:22
Meter
6 6 8 6
SM (Short Meter)
Topic
Assurance, Chastity, Comfort, God the Father, Grace, Guidance, Obedience, Repentance, Word of Wisdom
Tune
Dennis
Languages
Dansk
Hvor nådig er Guds lov (Salmebog)
68
Deutsch
Wie gütig sein Gebot (Gesangbuch)
59
Español
Cuán dulce la ley de Dios (Himnos)
66
Français
Oui, tes commandements (Cantiques)
66
Gagana Samoa
E Mālū ma Alofa Poloa‘iga a le Atua (Viiga)
66
Latviešu Valoda
Tik laipni pamāca (Garīgo dziesmu grāmata)
68
Lea Fakatonga
ʻOku Kei Ngangatu
59
Lietuvių Kalba
Tai švelnūs įsakymai Jo! (Giesmynas)
61
Magyar
Oly jó Isten szava (Himnuszoskönyv)
71
Norsk
Hvor vennlig er vår Gud (Salmebok)
41
Português
Deus nos Rege com Amor (Hinário)
47
Q'eqchi'
Chaabʼil xchaqʼrabʼ li Dios
72
Reo Tahiti
’Auē te aroha rahi
63
Română
Ce blândă legea Sa (Imnuri)
79
Suomi
Niin hellä, lempeä (Laulukirja)
52
Svenska
Guds lagar milda är (Psalmboken)
78
Tagalog
Banayad ang Utos ng Diyos (Himnaryo)
73
Български
Повелите на Бог (Сборник химни)
79
Русский
Как заповеди мудры (Книга гимнов)
61
Українська
Накази Господа (Збірник гімнів)
62
ภาษาไทย
บัญญัติพระผู้เป็นเจ้า (หนังสือเพลงสวด)
52
한국어
관대한 그 계명 (찬송가)
81
中文
天父諄諄訓誨 (聖詩選輯)
68
日本語
いともやさし (賛美歌集)
70