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Thanks to thy name, O Lord that we

Thanks to thy name, O Lord that we

Author: John Dracup
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Thanks to thy name, O Lord that we
One glorious Sabbath more behold;
Dear Shepherd, let us meet with thee,
Among thy sheep, in this thy fold.

2 Now, Lord, among thy tribes appear,
And let thy presence fill the throng;
Thy awful voice let sinners hear,
And bid the feeble heart be strong.

3 Gather the lambs into thine arms,
And satisfy their every want,
And those with young defend from harms,
And gently lead them lest they faint.

4 Put forth thy shepherd's crook, and stay
Thy wandering sheep, and bring them back;
O bring the wandering home today,
And save them for thy mercy's sake.

5 Dear tender-hearted Shepherd look,
And let our wants thy bowels move;
And kindly lead thy little flock
To the sweet pastures of thy love.

A New Selection of Hymns, 1812

Author: John Dracup

Dracup, John, was born in 1723, but the place of birth and circumstances of early life not known. In 1755 he became pastor of the Independent Church at Steep Lane, Sowerby, near Halifax; but in 1772, having apparently changed his views on Baptism, left Steep Lane, and became a minister among the Baptists, first at Kodhill-end, near Todmorden, and then at Rochdale. In 1784, the members of the Independent Church at Steep Lane, having in the interval followed his example and become Baptists, invited him to re-settle among them. This he did, and continued their pastor until his death, May 28, 1795. In 1787, Mr. Dracup published a small volume of 63 hymns with the title, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, by John Dracup, Minister of the Gospel at Sow… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thanks to thy name, O Lord that we
Author: John Dracup
Language: English



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d148

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d289

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