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Blest are the pure in heart, For they our God

Blest are the pure in heart, For they our God

Author: Franklin E. Belden
Tune: SILVERTON
Published in 5 hymnals

Full Text

1. Blest are the pure in heart,
For they our God shall see,
And from his presence ne'er depart
Thro' all eternity.

2. I will be their delight
Who here delight in me,
And they shall walk with me in white
Who seek for purity.

3. No more in thought they err,
They're free from ev'ry stain;
They've wash'd their robes of character,
And spotless they remain.



Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #786

Author: Franklin E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blest are the pure in heart, For they our God
Author: Franklin E. Belden

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christ in Song #d57
Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #786TextPage Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d122
Joyful Greeting: for the Sabbath-school #154Page Scan
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #653Page Scan
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