Sing Unto the Lord

Let us come before the Lord today with singing

Author: Eben E. Rexford
Tune: [Let us come before the Lord today with singing]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Let us come before the Lord today with singing,
Gratitude for all his many mercies bringing;
Lift the heart in song until the heights are ringing,
And the list’ning angels join the glad refrain.

Sing, O sing unto the King!
Lift your voice to him in songs of grateful praise;
Sing, O sing unto the King!
Thus each heart its debt of loving tribute pays.

2 Sing, O sing! Let ev’ry voice join in the chorus,
Praise to him whose love makes bright the way before us;
Praise to him whose angels keep their vigil o’er us,
Honor to the King, today, and evermore. [Refrain]

3 O the love, the love of God that changeth never!
Love so strong that naught but sin its links can sever;
Sing, O sing! All glory be to him forever,—
God, our King, who rules and saves the world by love. [Refrain]

Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #82

Author: Eben E. Rexford

Rexford, Eben Eugene.M (Johnsburg, New York, July 16, 1848--October 16, 1916, Shiocton, Wisconsin). Horticulturalist and editor of a Wisconsin farm journal. Many of his verses were used to fill empty corners of the journal. He also wrote many books on gardening. Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.), Litt.D. Twenty-five years, organist at First Congregational Church, Shiocton. See: Smith, Mary L.P. (1930). Eben E. Rexford; a biographical sketch. Menasha, Wis., George Banta Pub. Co. --Leonard Ellinwood, DNAH Archives and Gabriel, Charles H. (1916). Singers and Their Songs. Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let us come before the Lord today with singing
Title: Sing Unto the Lord
Author: Eben E. Rexford
Refrain First Line: Sing, O sing unto the King
Copyright: Public Domain


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