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The Lord into his vineyard comes

The Lord into his vineyard comes

Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The Lord into his vineyard comes,
Our various fruit to see;
His eye, more piercing than the light,
Examines ev'ry tree.

2 Tremble ye sinners, at his frown,
If barren still ye stand;
And fear that keenly-wounding axe,
Which arms his awful hand.

3 Lord, we adore thy sparing love,
Thy long-expecting grace:
Else had we low in ruin fall'n,
And known no more our place.

4 Succeeding years thy patience waits;
Nor let it wait in vain:
But form in us abundant fruit,
And still this fruit maintain.

Source: Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians, recommended to the serious..(4th ed. improved) #S110

Text Information

First Line: The Lord into his vineyard comes
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #238

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #238

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Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns #S110

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