Lord, in Thy Presence

Lord, in Thy presence here we meet

Author: J. L. Holman
Published in 37 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Lord, in thy presence here we meet,
May we in thee be found;
O, make the place divinely sweet,
And let thy grace abound.

2 With harmony thy servants bless,
That we may show to thee
How good, how sweet, how pleasant 'tis
When brethren all agree.

3 May Zions good be kept in view,
And bless our feeble aim,
That all we undertake to do,
May glorify thy name.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1016

Author: J. L. Holman

Born: October 24, 1784, Danville, Kentucky. Died: March 28, 1842, Aurora, Indiana. Buried: Veraestau Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana. When [Holman] was sixteen years of age he united with the Clear Creek Baptist church. For his life-work he directed his attention to the bar in Newcastle. For a while, he read law in the Lexington office of Henry Clay. On account of his opposition to slavery, he crossed the Ohio river in 1810, and made his home in Indiana, on a bluff to which he gave the name Veraestau, and where he continued to reside the remainder of his life. It appears he come into a considerable estate soon after he turned twenty-one. Five years later, he brought his slaves to Indiana for the sole purpose of freeing them. He was named… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, in Thy presence here we meet
Title: Lord, in Thy Presence
Author: J. L. Holman
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


EVAN (Havergal)

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SILOAM (Woodbury)

ASHVILLE (Everett)



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