Come, Ye That Know and Fear the Lord

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1 Come, ye that know and fear the Lord,
And raise your souls above;
Let every heart and voice accord
To sing that God is love.

2 This precious truth his word declares,
And all His mercies prove,
While Christ, th' atoning Lamb appears
To show that God is love.

3 Behold, His loving kindness waits
For those who from Him rove,
And calls of mercy reach their hearts
To teach them God is love.

4 O may we all, while here below,
This best of blessings prove,
Till warmer hearts, in brighter worlds,
Shall shout that God is love.

Amen.


Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #9

Author: George Burder

Burder, George, born in London, June 5, 1752, and trained as an engraver. At the age of 24 he commenced preaching with the Calvinist Methodists, but subsequently joined the Congregationalists,and was pastor sucessively at Lancaster, Coventry, and Fetter Lane, London. He was one of the active founders of the Religious Tract, the London Missionary, and the British and Foreign Bible Societies, and some time editor of the Evangelical Magazine. He died May 29, 1832. His works include Village Sermons, 1704; Sea Sermons, 1821; Cottage Sermons, 1826, and others. He is known to hymnology by his Collection of Hymns from various Authors, intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts, &c, 1784. (Preface dated Nov. 20, 1784.) It had attained to the 25th edition… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, ye that know and fear the Lord
Title: Come, Ye That Know and Fear the Lord
Author: George Burder
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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