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Lord bless Thy saints assembled here

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1 Lord, bless thy saints assembled here,
In solemn cov'nant now to join;
Unite them in thy holy fear,
And in thy love their hearts combine.

2 O give this church a large increase
Of such as thou wilt own and bless;
Lord, fill their hearts with joy and peace,
And clothe them with thy righteousness.

3 Make her a garden walled with grace,
A temple built for God below,
Where thy blest saints may see thy face;
And fruits of thy blest Spirit grow.

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #400

Author: Joseph Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord bless Thy saints assembled here
Author: Joseph Hart
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d254

A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d141

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #234

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #346

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #197

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #CXCVII

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #197

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Baptist Hymn Book #a540

Bible School Echoes, and Sacred Hymns #d107

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Hymns and Tunes #436

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The Baptist Hymn Book #540

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The Brethren Hymnal #190

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The Christian Hymn Book #483

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The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #400

The Christian Psalmist #d405

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book #229

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #165

The Southern Psalmist #d465

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d488

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