675. What Brought Us Together

1 What brought us together, what joined our hearts?
The pardon which Jesus, our High Priest, imparts;
‘Tis this which cements the disciples of Christ,
who are into one by the Spirit baptized.

2 Is this our high calling, harmonious to dwell,
and thus in sweet concert Christ’s praises to tell,
in peace and blessed union our moments to spend
and live in communion with Jesus our Friend?

3 O yes, having found in the Lord our delight,
he is our chief object by day and by night;
this knits us together; no longer we roam;
we all have one Father, and heav'n is our home.

Text Information
First Line: What brought us together, what joined our hearts
Title: What Brought Us Together
Author: Ludolph Ernst Schlicht (1744)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Fellowship and Family Life; Church--Community in Christ; Church--Unity (2 more...)
Source: Mor. alt. (1826)
Tune Information
Key: G Major
Source: Herrnhut (c. 1740); C. Gregor Choralbuch (1784)
Notes: 39 A in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns

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