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The Royal Servant

Come, within that upper chamber

Author: D. S. Warner
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come within that upper chamber,
See the King of love and peace,
Rising from the paschal supper,
Lo, he takes a servant’s place.
Now he lays aside his mantle,
And to show his love complete,
Humbly bowing there before them,
Washes his disciples’ feet.

2 Will we keep our Lord’s example
And his pure command obey?
Must we not be meek and humble,
Follow in his holy way?
If we call him Lord and Master,
And profess to love him here,
We must his commandments honor
If we’d prove our love sincere.

3 Jesus says, “Ye shall be happy
If these things ye know and do,”
But if ye are found rebelling,
He will turn away from you.
Lord, we love thee as our leader,
And we know thy law is good,
So in meekness we obey thee,
As thy word declares we should.

Source: Truth in Song: for General Gospel Work #131

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, within that upper chamber
Title: The Royal Servant
Author: D. S. Warner
Refrain First Line: O, meek and lowly Lamb of God
Copyright: Public Domain



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