May we, who know the joyful sound

Representative Text

1 May we who know the joyful sound
Still practice what we know,
Not hearers of the word alone
But doers of it, too.

2 By acts of mercy let us show
We have not heard in vain,
But kindly feel another's woe
And long to ease his pain.

3 Thankful that we the gospel hear
And love the joyful sound,
Oh, may its sacred fruits appear
And in our lives abound.

Source: The Hymnal #89

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First Line: May we, who know the joyful sound
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ST. MAGNUS (Clarke)

ST. MAGNUS first appeared in Henry Playford's Divine Companion (1707 ed.) as an anonymous tune with soprano and bass parts. The tune was later credited to Jeremiah Clark (b. London, England, c. 1670; d. London, 1707), who was a chorister in the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of James II in…

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