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807. Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

1 Come, thou Fount of ev'ry blessing,
tune my heart to sing thy grace;
streams of mercy, never ceasing,
call for songs of loudest praise.
While the hope of endless glory
fills my heart with joy and love,
teach me ever to adore thee;
may I still thy goodness prove.

2 Here I raise my Ebenezer:
"Hither by thy help I’ve come";
and I hope, by thy good pleasure,
safely to arrive at home.
Jesus sought me when a stranger,
wand'ring from the fold of God;
he, to rescue me from danger,
interposed his precious blood.

3 Oh, to grace how great a debtor
daily I’m constrained to be;
let that grace now like a fetter
bind my wand'ring heart to thee.
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it;
prone to leave the God I love.
Here’s my heart, oh, take and seal it;
seal it for thy courts above.

Text Information
First Line: Come, thou Fount of ev'ry blessing
Title: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
Author: Robert Robinson, 1735-1790 (alt.)
Meter: 8 7 8 7 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Grace, Faith; Pentecost, Holy Spirit; Commitment, Discipleship (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: NETTLETON
Meter: 8 7 8 7 D
Key: D Major
Source: J. Wyeth, Repository of Sacred Music, Part II, 1813



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