Come in, thou blessed, honored Lord

Come in, thou blessed, honored Lord

Author: Joseph Proud
Published in 6 hymnals

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1. Come in, Thou blessèd, honored Lord!
By earth, by Heav’n, by all, adored!
We hail Thee, welcome!
Take Thy throne, and in Thy Zion reign alone.

2. Our only Lord and God Thou art!
Reign Thou the Sovereign of our hearts,
Thou King of glory ever blest,
By angels and by men confessed.

3. Thy Church now enter, Lord divine;
And be the kingdom ever Thine;
We hail Thee welcome to Thy seat,
And lay our honors at Thy feet.

4. O happy Church, thy bliss how great;
The King, in all His heav’nly state,
With thee forever will reside:
Thy Husband He and thou the bride.

5. O Lord! our grateful hearts rejoice,
Since Thou hast made our souls Thy choice;
While here our songs to Thee shall rise,
And join the chorus of the skies.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #996

Author: Joseph Proud

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First Line: Come in, thou blessed, honored Lord
Author: Joseph Proud
Copyright: Public Domain



The original version of WINCHESTER NEW appeared in Musikalisches Handbuch der geistlichen Melodien, published in Hamburg, Germany, in 1690 by Georg Wittwe. It was set to the text “Wer nur den lieben Gott” (see 446). An expanded version of the tune was a setting for "Dir, dir Jehova" (see 203) in…

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