1 Of all the pleasures that we know,
Thy service Lord exceeds the best;
Though in thy earthly courts below,
What is it then among the blest?
2 When we assemble to thy house,
And read thy word, to praise, and pray,
To hear thy gospel, pay our vows,
With what delight we spend the day!
3 How short the hours of worship seem!
What raptures do our spirits feel!
While we can speak and hear of him,
Who suffered death to work our weal!
4 From morn till noon, form noon till eve,
The pleasing theme we could attend;
Such satisfaction we receive
As strangers cannot comprehend.
5 All earthly joys with these compared,
Are less than nothing in our eyes;
Pleasures of sense we disregard,
And those of sin we would despise.
The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1801
|Instances (1 - 4 of 4)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 1st ed. #XCVI||Of all the pleasures that we know||Of all the pleasures that we know||L. M.||1816|
|Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians, recommended to the serious..(4th ed. improved) #S96||Of all the pleasures that we know||Of all the pleasures that we know||L. M.||1825|
|Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d377||Of all the pleasures that we know||Of all the pleasures that we know||1876|
|The Christian's Duty: exhibited in a series of hymns collected from various authors designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians (2nd ed.) #S.XVIII||The Delight of public Worship||Of all the Pleasures that we know||1801|