Fellowship

Sweet fellowship unites our souls as one

Author: C. W. Naylor
Tune: [Sweet fellowship unites our souls as one]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1. Sweet fellowship unites our souls as one,
It is the bliss of heaven now begun;
When heart to heart by this blest tie is bound,
We seem to stand each day on holy ground.

Chorus:
Sweet fellowship with God on high,
And with his Son, who came to die,
With all his saints in ev'ry clime--
Be this my portion all the time.

2. The mingling flow of kindred minds and hearts,
That only from the fount of true love starts!
The sweetest but most fragile gift of grace,
Which only with the blood-washed has a place.

3. Unseen thy beauty and unknown thy worth
To all who have not yet the Spirit birth:
Where rankleth hate and sitteth lordly pride,
Thy gentle presence doth not there abide.

4. All hearts where thou dost dwell must be as one,
For thou dost flee where strife is but begun:
Nor wilt thou show again thy timid face
Where there may be of wrong or sin a trace.

Source: Truth in Song: for General Gospel Work #171

Author: C. W. Naylor

Naylor, Charles Wesley. (1874--1950). C. W. Naylor was born in southern Ohio and reared in Ohio and West Virginia by grandparents. At the age of nineteen he left the Methodist church for the Church of God. He worked for a while at the Gospel Trumpet Company in Grand Junction, Michigan and on some evangelistic tours. He was ordained in 1899 in Springfield, Ohio. He was first injured in 1908 in Florida while moving timbers from under a meeting tent. He suffered a dislocated kidney and other internal injuries. A year later he was in a bus accident that left him an invalid for the rest of his life. Naylor wrote eight books, many articles and pamphlets, many hymns and gospel songs, besides being a columnist in the Gospel Trumpet. --John W.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sweet fellowship unites our souls as one
Title: Fellowship
Author: C. W. Naylor
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sweet fellowship with God on high
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