O 'tis blessed to belong to the household of our King

O 'tis blessed to belong to the household of our King

Author: F. G. Burroughs
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 O 'tis blessed to belong to the household of our King,
It is blessed to be working for the Lord,
to be showing day by day
How delightful is his way,
And how easy to obey his precious word.

Chorus:
Blessed way, blessed way,
Waking, singing every day;
Blessed way, blessed way,
We are trav'ling in the safe and blessed way.

2 It is blessed to be found in the pathway of his choice,
To be walking with the blood washed ones in white;
Always kept in perfect peace
while our joys each day increase,
With the shining more and more of wisdom's light. [Chorus]

3 It is blessed to abide 'neath the shadow of his wings,
And to rest securely there where all is calm;
Having not one anxious fear,
Tho' the enemy be near,
For no weapon of the foe can do us harm. [Chorus]


Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 3 : For use in Meetings for Christian Worship of Work #68

Author: F. G. Burroughs

F. G. Burroughs was born in 1856 (nee Ophelia G. Browning) was the daughter of William Garretson Browning, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and Susan Rebecca Webb Browning. She married Thomas E. Burroughs in 1884. He died in 1904. She married Arthur Prince Adams, in 1905. He was a minister. Her poem, "Unanswered yet" which was written in 1879, was published in the The Christian Standard in 1880 with the name F. G. Browning. She also wrote under the name of Ophelia G. Adams and Mrs. T. E. Burroughs. Dianne Shapiro from The Literary Digest, July 29, 1899., The Register, Pine Plains, NY, October 24, 1884, Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, Middleton, Conn. 1921 Go to person page >

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First Line: O 'tis blessed to belong to the household of our King
Author: F. G. Burroughs
Refrain First Line: Blessed way, blessed way, waking, singing

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