Arise, O King of grace, arise

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1 Arise, O Lord, our God, arise
and enter now into your rest;
O let this house be your abode,
forever with your presence blest.

2 Your gracious cov'nant, Lord, fulfil,
turn not away from us your face;
establish here Messiah's throne
and let him reign within this place.

3 Your Zion you have chosen, Lord,
and you have said, "I love her well,
this is my constant resting place,
and here will I delight to dwell."

4 "I will abundantly provide
for Zion's good," the Lord has said;
"I will supply her daily need
and satisfy her poor with bread."


Source: Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #374

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: Arise, O King of grace, arise
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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