We ask for donations here just twice a year, and this is one of those times. So, before you hit the "close" button on this box, would you consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Last month, our Hymnary website had almost 1 million visitors from around the world: people like you who love hymns. To serve our users well takes money, and we have limited sources of revenue. This fund drive is one such source.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below. From the entire Hymnary.org team, our grateful thanks.

Jesus, grant us all a blessing

Jesus, grant us all a blessing

Author: George Askins
Published in 102 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. Jesus, grant us all a blessing,
Shouting, singing, send it down;
Lord, above, may we go praying,
And rejoicing in Thy love.
Shout, O glory! Sing glory hallelujah!
I'm going where pleasure never dies.

2. Jesus, pardon all our follies,
Since together we have been.
Make us humble, make us holy,
Cleanse us all from ev'ry sin.
Shout, O glory! Sing glory hallelujah!
I'm going where pleasure never dies.

Source: The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #80a

Author: George Askins

George Askins was born in Ireland. He immigrated to the United States as an adult. He was a Methodist and became an itinerant preacher for the Baltimore Conference in 1801. He was appointed to other circuits as well, mostly in Maryland, Virginia, and Kentucky. He died in Frederick, Maryland 28 February 1816. Dianne Shapiro from The Makers of the Sacred Harp by David Warren Steel with Richard H. Hulan, University of Illinois Press, 2010 Go to person page >

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Text

The Sacred Harp #80a

The Sacred Harp #323a

Include 100 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.