A throne of grace, then let us go

Representative Text

1 A throne of grace! then let us go
And offer up our prayer;
A gracious God will mercy show
To all that worship there.

2 A throne of grace! oh, at that throne
Our knees have often bent,
And God has showered his blessings down
As often as we went.

3 A throne of grace! rejoice, ye saints;
That throne is open still;
To God unbosom your complaints,
And then inquire his will.

4 A throne of grace we yet shall need
Long as we draw our breath;
A Saviour, too, to intercede,
Till we are changed by death.

5 The throne of glory then shall glow
With beams from Jesus' face,
And we no longer want shall know,
Nor need a throne of grace.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #300

Author: Ingram Cobbin

Cobbin, Ingram, M.A., born Dec, 1777, and educated for, the Congregational Ministry at Hoxton College. Entering the ministry in 1802, he was successively pastor of congregations at Banbury, at Holloway, at Putney, and at Crediton. He was also for some time Secretary of the Home Mission Society. He died at Camberwell, March 10, 1851. His publications were numerous, including Scripture Parables in Verse, 1818; The Village Hymn Book, 1820; and a translation of Caesar Malan's Hymns, 1825. He also contributed the following hymns to the Baptist New Selection, 1828:— 1. As blows the wind, and in its flight. Regeneration. 2. Before the Almighty power began. Sovereign Grace. 3. If 'tis sweet to mingle where. Prayer Meeting. 4. Lord! there… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A throne of grace, then let us go
Author: Ingram Cobbin
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Baptist Hymnal #393

The Sacred Harp #466

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