Christian worship, how inviting

Christian worship, how inviting

Author: Levi Kneeland
Tune: MOUNT VERNON
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Christian worship—how inviting
Is the social praying band!
Happy concert thrice delighting,
Bound to Canaan’s holy land.

2 See how joyful they assemble
At the consecrated hour!
How they Heaven’s host resemble
While the God Most High adore!

3 See them in sweet concert moving,
Each their humble part fulfill!
Bound to love, each other loving,
Thus they do the Savior’s will.

4 How they bow in adoration
Low before Jehovah’s throne,
Giving honor and salvation
To the High and Holy One.

5 Now they rise in hymns symphonious—
All as one their spirits rise;
Sweep the golden harps harmonious
Strung by seraphs in the skies.

6 Now they pour out fervent prayer—
Plead the all-atoning blood.
Father, Son, and Spirit’s there;
’Tis in truth the house of God.


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11163

Author: Levi Kneeland

Kneeland, Levi, author of "Christian worship, how inviting" (Divine Worship), which appeared in Linsley and Davis's Select Hymns, 1836, was born at Masonville, New York, Nov. 7, 1803, entered the Baptist ministry as a pastor at Packerville, Connecticut, in 1828, and died there Aug. 23, 1834. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

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