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Come, let us join our souls to God In everlasting bands

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1 Come, let us join our souls to God
In everlasting bands,
And seize the blessings he bestows,
With eager hearts and hands.

2 Come, let us to his temple haste,
And seek his favor there;
Before his footstool humbly bow,
And pour our fervent prayer.

3 Come, let us seal, without delay,
The covenant of his grace;
Nor shall the years of distant life
Its memory efface.

4 Thus may our rising offspring haste
To seek their fathers' God;
Nor e'er forsake the happy path
Their fathers' feet have trod.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #485

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, let us join our souls to God In everlasting bands
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Montgomery's Collection
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #386

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #386

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #386

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #410

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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #410

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d31

Chapel Hymns #d100

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #281

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d184

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Church Melodies #288

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #714

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Church Psalmist #470

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Church Psalmist #470

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Church Psalmody #H373

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Church Psalmody #373

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d57

Harmonia Ecclesiae #d41

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Hymns and Tunes #8

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #52

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #52

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Hymns #926

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #373

Melodies of the Church #d174

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d19

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Psalms and Hymns #407

Religious Education Music Manual #d17

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Seamen's Hymns #470

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The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d66

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The Church Hymn Book #d85

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The Modern Psalmist #d43

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #81

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The Olive Branch #d24

The Praise #d43

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The Psalmist #425

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #D416

The Sanctus #d42

The Temple Harp #d60

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The Voice of Praise #485

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