Sing Unto the Lord

Come, let us sing unto the Lord, He washed us in his precious blood

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [Come, let us sing unto the Lord] (Bilhorn)
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Come, let us sing unto the Lord,
He washed us in His precious blood,
And made us kings and priests to God;
All praise to Christ, our Lord.
He fills our souls with perfect peace,
Our sorrow turns to joy;
Oh, let His praises day by day
Our hearts and lips employ.

2 His wondrous love come let us sing,
As joyous as the birds in Spring;
And let each strain with gladness ring,
Oh, sing unto the Lord.
His promises are tried and true,
To every trusting heart
His holy words of matchless power
Eternal life impart.

3 Come, let us join the ransomed throng,
And sing with joy the glad, new song;
The sweetest notes to Him belong,
Oh, sing unto the Lord.
Our prayers of faith and songs of praise,
Like incense sweet, shall rise
To Him who, with a robe and crown,
Awaits us in the skies.

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #173

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, let us sing unto the Lord, He washed us in his precious blood
Title: Sing Unto the Lord
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Language: English
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: Public Domain

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Crowning glory no. 2 #173

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Sun-Shine Songs for the Sunday School #91

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d50

The Supplement to "The Century Gospel Songs" #d20

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