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656. Blest Be the Tie That Binds

1 Blest be the tie that binds
our hearts in Christian love;
the unity of heart and mind
is like to that above.

2 Before our Father's throne
we pour our ardent prayers;
our fears, our hopes, our aims are one,
our comforts and our cares.

3 We share our mutual woes,
our mutual burdens bear,
and often for each other flows
the sympathizing tear.

4 From sorrow, toil, and pain,
and sin we shall be free;
and perfect love and friendship reign
through all eternity.

Text Information
First Line: Blest be the tie that binds
Title: Blest Be the Tie That Binds
Author: John Fawcett, 1740-1917
Meter: S M
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Community in Christ; Love
Tune Information
Name: DENNIS
Composer: Johann G. Nägeli, 1773-1836 (adapt.)
Meter: S M
Key: F Major



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