303. Unto Thy Temple, Lord, We Come

1 Unto thy temple, Lord, we come
with thankful heats to worship thee,
and pray that this may be our home
until we touch eternity:

2 The common home of rich and poor,
of bond and free, and great and small;
large as thy love for evermore,
and warm and bright and good to all.

3 And dwell thou with us in this place,
thou and thy Christ, to guide and bless.
Here make the well-springs of thy grace
like fountains in the wilderness.

4 May thy whole truth be spoken here;
thy gospel light for ever shine;
thy perfect love cast out all fear,
and human life become divine.

Text Information
First Line: Unto thy temple, Lord, we come
Title: Unto Thy Temple, Lord, We Come
Author: Robert Collyer (1823-1912)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: LM
Scripture: 1 Kings 8:22-30; 2 Chronicles 6:13-33; 2 Chronicles 6:34-42; Psalm 84; Psalm 122
Topic: Aniversary of Parish/Church; Gathering of the Community; Sunday
Tune Information
Adapter: Edward Miller (1731-1807)
Harmonizer: Samuel Webbe the elder (1740-1816)
Meter: LM
Key: D Major
Source: Psalmody in Miniature, Second Supplement, 1780; Harm. Collection of Psalm-Tunes, 1820
Notes: Alt. setting and higher key 386

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