Let those who've never known our Lord and King

Let those who've never known our Lord and King

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: [Let those who've never known our Lord and King]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Let those who’ve never known our Lord and King
Go mourning all the day, go mourning all the day;
But we’ve a song of joy we love to sing
While pressing on our upward way.

Refrain:
hallelujah! for the blood which redeems us,
Hallelujah! we’ll sing it o’er and o’er;
Hallelujah! for the blood of the blessed Son of God,
Hallelujah! forevermore.

2 ‘Tis heav’n within a sinner’s heart to know
His burden rolled away, his burden rolled away;
His sins like crimson, made as white as snow,
And Christ the Lord come in to stay. [Refrain]

3 The blood, the precious blood of God’s dear Son
Is on my soul today, is on my soul today,
And fears and doubtings from my heart have flown
Since Jesus washed my sins away. [Refrain]

4 Some day before the great white throne we’ll sing
The hallelujah song, the hallelujah song
Of praise and honor to our God and King,
With all the ransomed, blood-washed throng. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns #108

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let those who've never known our Lord and King
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

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Great Revival Hymns #108

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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #105

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Hymns of the Heart: for public worship, evangelistic campaigns, prayer meetings, young people's services, etc. #46

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Joy to the World: for the Church and Sunday School #108

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Songs for the King's Business #8

Songs of the Century No. 2 #d90

The Message in Song Nos. 1 & 2 #d115

The New and Living Way, Burning Bush Songs No. 5 #d40

The Soul Winner. Rev. #d62

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