Unto the Lord

Our joyful notes we gladly raise

Author: C. R. Blackall
Tune: [Our joyful notes we gladly raise]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Our joyful notes we gladly raise
To Him whose name we love;
And in a song of grateful praise
Adore our God above.

Refrain:
Unto the Lord, unto the Lord,
We bring our happy song of grateful praise;
Unto the Lord, gladly we raise,
Our song of grateful praise.

2 His love hath brightened all our way,
His care we humbly own;
And we would yield, this sacred day,
True worship at His throne. [Refrain]

3 No tribute we could ever raise
Were worthy of His grace;
But we may daily seek to live
Approved before His face. [Refrain]

4 Then joyful notes we’ll ever raise,
Obey Him every day;
And, filled with songs of grateful praise,
Trust in His word alway. [Refrain]

Source: The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #117

Author: C. R. Blackall

Blackall, Christopher Ruby, M.D., born in New York State, 1830, and educated for the medical profession. For 15 years he followed his profession, including service in the army during the civil war. Subsequently he managed, for 14 years, a branch of the Baptist Publication Society, taking at the same time great interest in Sunday School work. He edited the Advanced Bible Lesson Quarterly, for 3 years, and also Our Little Ones. 1. The prize is set before us. Heaven anticipated. This is one of Dr. Blackall's most popular hymns for children. It was written in 1874 for the Sunday School of 2nd Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, and set to music by H. R. Palmer. It first appeared in Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, fro… Go to person page >

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First Line: Our joyful notes we gladly raise
Title: Unto the Lord
Author: C. R. Blackall
Refrain First Line: Unto the Lord, unto the Lord

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