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O come let us adore

O come let us adore

Author: John Brownlie
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

O come let us adore
The Lord of all the earth,
And in our songs of praise recount
The mystery of His birth.

The middle wall is razed,
An entrance now is free;
For cherubim with sword of flame
No longer guard the tree.

O Paradise restored!
Now I shall enter in,
And taste the bliss from which I fell
Through Adam’s mortal sin,—

For Christ, the Father’s Son,
Who God’s true image bore,
Of Virgin born, in low estate
Our human nature wore.

True God! True Man! to Thee
Our earnest prayers ascend;
O, of Thy loving-kindness hear,
Who art the Sinners’ Friend.

Hymns of the Greek Church, 1900

Author: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1859, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O come let us adore
Greek Title: Δεῦτε ἀγαλλιασώμεθα τῷ κυρίῳ
Author: John Brownlie
Language: English


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Hymns of the Greek Church #26

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