1 How pleased and blest was I,
To hear the people cry,
Come, let us seek our God to-day!
Yes, with a cheerful zeal,
We haste to Zion's hill,
And there our vows and honors pay.
2 Zion, thrice happy place,
Adorned with wondrous grace,
And walls of strength embrace thee round:
In thee our tribes appear
To pray, and praise, and hear
The sacred gospel's joyful sound.
3 May peace attend thy gate,
And joy within thee wait,
To bless the soul of every guest:
The man who seeks thy peace,
And wishes thine increase,
A thousand blessings on him rest!
4 My tongue repeats her vows,
Peace to this sacred house!
For here my friends and kindred dwell:
And since my glorious God
Makes thee his blest abode,
My soul shall ever love thee well.
Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #325
|First Line:||How pleased and blest was I|
|Title:||Going to Church|
|Instances (1 - 4 of 4)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #497||How pleased and blest was I||How pleased and blest was I||SCHONSTER HERR JESU (ASCALON)||Isaac Watts||1983|
|The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #35||How pleased and blest was I||How pleased and blest was I||Isaac Watts||2012|
|The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #150||Amity||How pleased and blest was I||AMITY||1991|
|The Cyber Hymnal #2594||How Pleased and Blest Was I||How pleased and blest was I||DALSTON||Isaac Watts||66.86.68||<cite>The Psalms of David</cite>, 1719|