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52. We Gather Together

We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing;
And humbly confessing our faith we now sing.
Our anthem ascending speaks gratitude unending;
To thee, O Lord of Life, glad praises we bring.

We worship thee, Spirit triumphant, we bless thee;
Through life's storm and tempest our Guide has thou been.
When perils overtake us, a refuge thou wilt make us;
That on the greater journey, Lord, we may begin.

With voices united our praises we offer,
And gladly our song of thanksgiving we raise;
Let thy benediction confirm our conviction
That love and light are thine; to thee ever be praise.

Text Information
First Line: We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing
Title: We Gather Together
Author: Julia Bulkey Cady Cory (1902)
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Blessing (blessedness); Christmas; Creation (10 more...)
Tune Information
Arranger: Edward Kremser (1895)
Key: D Major
Source: Adriaan Valerius's Nederlandtsch Gedenckclanck, 1626

MIDI file: WiS 052 We Gather Together.mid
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