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Met in thy sacred name, O Lord

Met in thy sacred name, O Lord

Author: Mark H. Forscutt
Tune: MANOAH (Greatorex)
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Met in thy sacred name, O Lord,
To worship thee below,
Grant that each soul with joy may thrill,
With love each bosom glow.

2 In festive scenes, mid giddy throngs
Of those whom sins delight
We would not mingle but would walk
In truth's free saving light.

3 Thy cheering promise, Lord, we wait,
"Wherever two or three
Shall in my name together meet,
There will I choose to be."

4 Inspire our praise, direct our prayer,
Thy Spirit fill each heart;
Cloth thou with power each thought and word,
To all thy grace impart.


Source: The Hymnal #50

Author: Mark H. Forscutt

Mark Hill Forscutt (19 June 1834 – 18 October 1903) was an English hymn writer and a leader in several denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement. A convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), Forscutt broke with that denomination for a number of reasons, not the least of which was the practice of plural marriage. Forscutt went on to serve in leadership positions in the Morrisite sect and later in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS Church). Forscutt was born in Godmanchester, England. When Forscutt joined the LDS Church as a 19-year-old in 1853, his father disowned him and insisted that he move out of his childhood home. From 1855 to 1860, Forscutt was a missionary for the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Met in thy sacred name, O Lord
Author: Mark H. Forscutt


MANOAH (Greatorex)

MANOAH was first published in Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1851). This anthology (later editions had alternate titles) contained one of the best tune collections of its era and included thirty-seven original compositions and arrangements by compiler Greatorex as well as m…

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