Hymn to Close Public Worship

Dismiss us with Thy blessing, Lord, Help us to feed upon Thy word

Author: J. Hart
Published in 372 hymnals

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1 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.

2 Tho’ we are guilty, Thou art good;
Wash all our works in Jesus’s blood;
Give every burdened soul release,
And bid us all depart in peace.

3 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow,
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #17

Author: J. Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: Dismiss us with Thy blessing, Lord, Help us to feed upon Thy word
Title: Hymn to Close Public Worship
Author: J. Hart
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Colored Sacred Harp, Third Revised edition #67
The Cyber Hymnal #10016TextScoreAudio
Include 370 pre-1979 instances



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