To you our vows with sweet accord,
head of your church, we pay;
we and our house will serve you, Lord;
your word we will obey.
Grant us and all our children grace
in word and deed your name to praise,
and in each family, your will
and purpose to fulfill.
|First Line:||To you our vows with sweet accord|
|Title:||To You Our Vows with Sweet Accord|
|Author:||Frederick William Foster (1826, alt.)|
|Topic:||Fellowship and Family Life; Covenant; Family Life(1 more...)|
|Source:||Popular melody, adopted at Herrnhut (c. 1740); C. Gregor Choralbuch (1784)|
|Notes:||159 A in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns|