Lord, this day thy children meet

Lord, this day thy children meet

Author: William Walsham How
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1. Lord, this day Thy children meet
In Thy house with willing feet;
Unto Thee this day they raise
Grateful hearts in hymns of praise.

2. Not alone the day of rest
With Thy worship shall be blest,
In our pleasure and our glee,
Lord, we would remember Thee.

3. All our pleasures here below,
Saviour, from Thy mercy flow,
Little children Thou dost love;
Draw our hearts to Thee above.

Source: The Children's Hymnbook #32

Author: William Walsham How

How, William Walsham, D.D., son of William Wybergh How, Solicitor, Shrewsbury, was born Dec. 13, 1823, at Shrewsbury, and educated at Shrewsbury School and Wadham College, Oxford (B.A. 1845). Taking Holy Orders in 1846, he became successively Curate of St. George's, Kidderminster, 1846; and of Holy Cross, Shrewsbury, 1848. In 1851 he was preferred to the Rectory of Whittington, Diocese of St. Asaph, becoming Rural Dean in 1853, and Hon. Canon of the Cathedral in 1860. In 1879 he was appointed Rector of St. Andrew's Undershaft, London, and was consecrated Suffragan Bishop for East London, under the title of the Bishop of Bedford, and in 1888 Bishop of Wakefield. Bishop How is the author of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Commen… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, this day thy children meet
Author: William Walsham How
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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