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356. How Beautiful the Sight

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1 How beautiful the sight of brethren who agree
in friendship to unite, and bonds of charity;
'tis like the precious ointment, shed
o'er all his robes, from Aaron's head.

2 'Tis like the dew that fills the cups of Hermon's flow'rs;
or Zion's fruitful hill, bright with the drops of show'rs.
when mingling odors breathe around,
and glory rests on all the ground.

3 For there the Lord commands blessings, a boundless store,
from his unsparing hands, yea, life for evermore;
thrice happy they who meet above
to spend eternity in love!

Text Information
First Line: How beautiful the sight
Title: How Beautiful the Sight
Author: James Montgomery, 1771-1854
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8.
Scripture: Psalm 133
Topic: Christian Friendship; Heaven: Reunion in; Peace: Ecclesiastical (2 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. GODRIC
Composer: John B. Dykes, 1823-1876
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8.
Key: A♭ Major



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