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557. Blest Be the Tie That Binds

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1. Blest be the tie that binds
our hearts in Christian love;
the fellowship of kindred minds
is like to that above.

2. Before our Father's throne
we pour our ardent prayers;
our fears, our hopes, our aims are one,
our comforts and our cares.

3. We share each other's woes,
our mutual burdens bear;
and often for each other flows
the sympathizing tear.

4. When we asunder part,
it gives us inward pain;
but we shall still be joined in heart,
and hope to meet again.

Text Information
First Line: Blest be the tie that binds
Title: Blest Be the Tie That Binds
Author: John Fawcett (1782)
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: SM
Scripture: Philippians 2:11; 1 Thessalonians 2:8; Galatians 3; Galatians 6; Philippians 1:11; 1 John 4; 1 John 3
Topic: Love Feast; The Nature of the Church: United in Christ; Church: Community in Christ (3 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: DENNIS
Composer: Johann G. Nägeli
Arranger: Lowell Mason (1845)
Meter: SM
Key: F Major



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