Once again, before thy throne

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1 Once again, before Thy throne,
Lord, we meet Thy name to praise,
For Thy grace and mercy shown,
For the joy that crowns our days.

Chorus:
Thou, on Whom we cast our care,
Deign to bless this hour of pray’r;
Give us faith, that we may be
One in heart, and one in Thee.

2 Thro' the cross where Thou hast died,
Lift our souls this world above;
May we still for refuge hide,
In Thy all-redeeming love. [Chorus]

3 Then, at last, when time shall cease,
When on earth no more we roam,--
At the gate of rest and peace,
May we hear Thy “Welcome home.” [Chorus]


Source: Devotional Songs #65

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

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First Line: Once again, before thy throne
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Thou, on whom we cast our care

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Devotional Songs #65

Twenty-three New and Selected Songs #d16

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