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أجب لقرعه اللطيف

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1- شخصُ المسيح مُنتظرْ
أمام قلبكَ الأثيمْ
يا غافلا لا تحتقرْ
ربَّ الحياة والنعيمْ

أجب لقرعه اللطيفْ
فإنهُ الضيفُ المُضيفْ

2- هل لنداه تستجيبْ
يلقاك بالثغر المُنيرْ
يا لَه من حبٍّ عجيبْ
يسمو على كل تعبير

3- فافتح له بلا توانْ
قبل فوات ذا الأوانْ
يوماً تُصادفُ الهَوانْ
في حضرة الربِّ الديّانْ

Source: ترنيمانت Emmanuel #21a

Author: J. Grigg

Grigg, Joseph, was born in 1728, according to the D. Sedgwick’s Manuscript," but this date seems to be some six or eight years too late. He was the son of poor parents and was brought up to mechanical pursuits. In 1743 he forsook his trade and became assistant minister to the Rev. Thomas Bures, of the Presbyterian Church, Silver Street, London. On the death of Mr. Bures in 1747, he retired from the ministry, and, marrying a lady of property, look up his residence at St. Albans. He died at Walthamstow, Essex, Oct. 29, 1768. As a hymnwriter Grigg is chiefly known by two of his hymns, "Behold a stranger at the door"; and "Jesus, and can it ever be?" His hymnwriting began, it is said, at ten years of age. His published works of various kinds… Go to person page >

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First Line: شخص المسيح منتظر
Title: أجب لقرعه اللطيف
English Title: Behold the Savior at the Door
Author: J. Grigg
Language: Arabic
Refrain First Line: أجب لقرعه اللطيف


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ترنيمانت Emmanuel #21a

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