Hymn to Close Public Worship

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

Author: Joseph Hart
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1 Dismiss us with thy blessing, Lord,
Help us feed upon thy word;
All that has been amiss forgive,
And let thy truth within us live.

2 Though we are evil thou art good;
Wash all our works in Jesus' blood;
Give every fettered soul release,
And bid us all depart in peace.

3 O let a lasting union join
Our souls to Christ the living vine;
And saints below and saints above,
Joined by his spirit and his love.

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians 1800

Author: Joseph 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: Joseph Hart
Language: English



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