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Advent Prose

Drop Down, ye heavens from above

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Drop down, ye hea-vens, from a - bove,* and let the skies pour down right - eous - ness.

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1. Be not wroth ve - ry sore, O Lord, neither remember in - i qui - ty

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for - ev - er: thy ho - ly cities are a wilderness, Si - on is a wil - der-ness,

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Je - ru - sa - lem a de - so - la - tion: our holy and our

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beau - ti - ful house, where our fa - thers prais - ed thee. Drop down...

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2. We have sinned, and are as an un - clean thing, and we all do fade as a leaf:
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and our iniquities, like the wind have ta - ken us a - way; thou hast hid thy face

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from us: and hast con-sumed us, be - cause of our in - i - qui - ties.
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3. Ye are my witnesses, saith the Lord, and my servant whom

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I have cho - sen; that ye may know me and be - lieve me:
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I, e - ven I, am the Lord, and beside me there is no Sa - vior:

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and there is none that can de - li - ver out of my hand. Drop down...

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4.Com-fort ye, com-fort ye my peo - ple, my sal-va-tion shall not tar - ry:

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I have blot - ted out as a thick cloud thy trans - gres - sions:
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Fear not, for I will save thee: For I am the Lord thy God,

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the Holy One of Is - ra - el, thy Re - deem - er. Drop down...