I am looking for hymns that talk to God / Jesus / Holy Spirit instead of about Him or us. Prayer like hymns if it makes sense.
English is not my primary language so I know only one: "Fairest Lord Jesus"
Ant help would be appreciated.
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This hymn is addressed to all three persons within the One Being of God. It was composed by Anglican bishop Reginald Heber (early 19th century) and is an all-time favourite in Hymns Ancient and Modern. Here are the lyrics:
Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty! Early in the morning our song shall rise to Thee; Holy, Holy, Holy! Merciful and Mighty! God in Three Persons, blessed Trinity!
Holy, Holy, Holy! All the saints adore Thee, Casting down their golden crowns around the glassy sea; Cherubim and seraphim falling down before Thee, Which wert, and art, and evermore shalt be.
Holy, Holy, Holy! though the darkness hide Thee, Though the eye of sinful man, thy glory may not see: Only Thou art holy, there is none beside Thee, Perfect in power in love, and purity.
Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty! All thy works shall praise thy name in earth, and sky, and sea; Holy, Holy, Holy! merciful and mighty, God in Three Persons, blessed Trinity!
Intended for use on Trinity Sunday, the text invites worshipers to join in praising the trinitarian deity, paraphrasing Revelation 4:1–11.