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542. At Thy Command, Our Dearest Lord

1 At thy command, our dearest Lord,
here we attend thy dying feast;
thy blood like wine adorns thy board,
and thine own flesh feeds ev'ry guest.

2 Let the vain world pronounce it shame,
and fling their scandals on his cause;
we come to boast our Savior's name,
and make our triumph in his cross.

3 With joy we tell the scoffing age,
he that was dead has left his tomb:
he lives above their utmost rage,
and we are waiting till he come.

Text Information
First Line: At thy command, our dearest Lord
Title: At Thy Command, Our Dearest Lord
Author: Isaac Watts (1707)
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: LM
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 11:26; Galatians 6:14
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: TUGWOOD
Composer: Nicholas Gatty (1906)
Meter: LM
Key: D Major



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