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327. Come, thou fount of ev'ry blessing

Come, thou Fount of every blessing,
Tune my heart to sing thy grace;
Streams of mercy, never ceasing,
Call for songs of loudest praise.
Teach me some melodious sonnet,
Sung by flaming tongues above;
Praise the mount—I'm fixed upon it—
Mount of thy unchanging love

Here I raise my Ebenezer;
Hither by thy help I'm come;
And I hope, by thy good pleasure,
Safely to arrive at home.
Jesus sought me when a stranger,
Wandering from the fold of God;
He, to save my soul from danger,
Interposed his precious blood.

O to grace how great a debtor
Daily I'm constrained to be!
Let thy goodness, like a fetter,
Bind my wandering heart to thee:
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
Prone to leave the God I love;
Here's my heart, O take and seal it;
Seal it from thy courts above.

Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
We are on our journey home;
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Jesus smiles and bids us come.

Text Information
First Line: Come, thou fount of ev'ry blessing
Title: Come, thou fount of ev'ry blessing
Publication Date: 1854
Meter: 7s
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: L. J. Jones
Meter: 8s & 7s

MIDI file: OurJourneyHome.midi
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