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Church of the Living God

Church of the Living God, The pillar of the truth

Author: Daniel O. Teasley
Tune: [Church of the Living God]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

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1 Church of the Living God,
The pillar of the truth,
Thou dost enclose within thy walls
The aged and the youth;
Here in thy light of love,
The saints with gladness meet;
Here every tribe and kindred come
In fellowship so sweet.

2 Church of the Living God,
We wait no future time,
But now on earth with joy we dwell
Within thy courts sublime;
Oh, thou dost triumph now
Through Jesus’ precious blood;
By His own hand He’ll hold thee up,
And bring thee home to God.

3 Church of the Living God,
So peaceful is thy rest,
For God has placed thy members all
As pleaseth Him the best:
No envy mars thy peace;
The Father gave His Son
To cleanse thee from each vain desire,
And mold thee all in one.

4 Church of the Living God,
Thy sons are born of love;
In Heaven’s golden book of life
Their names are kept above,
And God shall guard His saints,
Preserve them by His grace,
And naught but sin against the Lord
Shall e’er their names erase.

Author: Daniel O. Teasley

Daniel Otis Teasley, 1876-1942 Died: November 15, 1942, Santa Ana, California. Teasley en­tered the min­is­try of the Church of God de­nom­in­a­tion in 1896, and pas­tored in New York. Some­time af­ter 1910, he be­came Gen­er­al Man­a­ger of the Gos­pel Trump­et Com­pa­ny, where he worked un­til 1917. He then worked as gen­er­al man­ag­er of War­ner Press (1917-18). His works in­clude: Historical Ge­o­graphy of the Bi­ble, 1898, 1917 The Ho­ly Spir­it and Other Spir­its, 1904 How to Con­duct a Sun­day School, 1911 The Go­spel Guide-book, 1918 The Bi­ble and How to In­ter­pret It, 1918 Lyrics-- At the Cross of Je­sus Bow­ing Back to the Bless­èd Old Bi­ble… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Church of the Living God, The pillar of the truth
Title: Church of the Living God
Author: Daniel O. Teasley
Meter: 6.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Timeless Truths #998

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Timeless Truths #998

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