At the feet of Jesus, Listening to his word

At the feet of Jesus, Listening to his word

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Tune: [At the feet of Jesus]
Published in 12 hymnals

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1 At the feet of Jesus,
Listening to His word;
Learning wisdom’s lesson
From her loving Lord;
Mary, led by heav’nly grace,
Chose the meek disciple’s place.
At the feet of Jesus is the place for me,
There a humble learner would I choose to be.

2 At the feet of Jesus,
Pouring perfume rare,
Mary did her Savior,
For the grave prepare;
And, from love the "good work" done,
She her Lord’s approval won.
At the feet of Jesus is the place for me,
There in sweetest service would I ever be.

3 At the feet of Jesus,
In that morning hour,
Loving hearts receiving
Resurrection power:
Haste with joy to preach the word;
"Christ is risen, praise the Lord!"
At the feet of Jesus, risen now for me,
I shall sing His praises through eternity.

Source: Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #265

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >



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