Lord, should we leave thy hallowed feet

Lord, should we leave thy hallowed feet

Author: George W. Doane
Tune: DU GOTT BIST ÜBER ALLEN HERR
Published in 15 hymnals

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1 Lord, should we leave Thy hallowed feet,
To whom should we repair?
Where else such holy comforts meet,
As spring eternal there?

2 Earth has no fount of true delight,
No pure perennial stream;
And sorrow's storm, and death's long night,
Obscure life's brightest beam.

3 Unmingled joys 'tis Thine to give,
And undecaying peace:
For Thou canst teach us so to live,
That life shall never cease.

4 Thou only canst the cheering words
Of endless life supply;
Anointed of the Lord of lords,
The Son of God most high!

Source: Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #227

Author: George W. Doane

Doane, George Washington, D.D. Bishop Doane was born at Trenton, New Jersey, May 27, 1799, and graduated at Union College, Schenectady, New York. Ordained in 1821, he was Assistant Minister at Trinity Church, New York, till 1824. In 1824 he became a Professor at Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.; in 1828 Rector of Trinity Church, Boston; and, in 1832, Bishop of New Jersey. He founded St. Mary's Hall, Burlington, 1837, and Burlington College, Burlington, 1846. Died April 27, 1859.  Bishop Doane's exceptional talents, learning, and force of character, made him one of the great prelates of his time. His warmth of heart secured devoted friends, who still cherish his memory with revering affection. He passed through many and severe troubles, whi… Go to person page >

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Author: George W. Doane

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #129

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #227

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #227

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Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #223

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School and Parish Hymnal: with tunes #204

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #181

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #181

The Sabbath School Lyre #d92

Union Hymns. Rev. #d228

Union Hymns. Rev. #d231

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