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Come Christian youths and maidens

Come Christian youths and maidens

Author: T. Alfred Stowell
Tune: COMMEMEMORATION
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Come, Christian youths and maidens,
Come, brothers, old and young,
Uplift your hearts and voices,
Be praise on every tongue.
In God's own House we gather,
Our yearly feast to hold;
Come, join our joyful anthem,
Ye brothers, young and old.

2 Come, sing with us the praises
Of God's preserving care,
Who safe from harm has kept us
Throughout another year;
And crowned our lives with mercies
Unnumbered as the sand,
Which day by day have reached us
From His all-gracious Hand.

3 Come, sing with us the praises
Of God's Redeeming Love,
That song which never ceases
Around the Throne above;
The voice of many Angels,
"Worthy the Lamb of God;
For He was slain to save us
By His most precious Blood."

4 Come, praise Him for glad tidings
Heard in this hallowed place--
Glad tidings of salvation,
By free and sovereign grace;
For gifts of Holy Scripture,
Known from our childhood's days;
For call from Heaven to serve Him
In wisdom's happy ways.

5 Come, praise Him for the promise
Of strength in weakness given;
For means of grace provided;
For blessed hope of Heaven.
Oh, Christian youths and maidens!
Oh, brothers, old and young!
Uplift your hearts and voices,
And let His praise be sung.

Amen.

Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #307

Author: T. Alfred Stowell

T. Alfred Stowell, M.A.; Queen’s College, Oxford; rector of Chorley; hon. canon of Manchester Cathedral; and rural dean of Leyland… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come Christian youths and maidens
Author: T. Alfred Stowell
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #285

Hymns and Tunes for Children of the Church #d34

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Sunday School Service Book and Hymnal #179

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The Endeavor Hymnal #267

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The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #547

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Voices of Praise #307

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