We love The Temple Of The Lord

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1 We love the temple of the Lord,
Which on the Rock is founded;
Here dwell the souls in sweet accord,
By grace and peace surrounded;
Here broken is the bread of life.
Here men may rest secure from strife,
While heaven is wide open.

2 O Father, thanks for festal days
Within Thy sanctuary!
We hear Thy voice, we learn thy ways,
We love with Thee to tarry.
Increase our faith and give us light
That we may know Thy Word aright
And reach our home in heaven.

Source: Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #135

Translator: P. C. Paulsen

Paul Christian Paulsen was born on March 26, 1881, in Alstrup, Jutland, Denmark. He emigrated to America in 1904, was ordained in 1911, and served as a Lutheran pastor in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, California, and Alberta, Canada. He died on July 26, 1948. NN, Hymnary Go to person page >

Author: Theodor V. Oldenburg

Theodor Wilhelm Oldenburg was born on September 27, 1805 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He died on May 26, 1842 in Slagelse, Denmark. NN, from Cyber Hymnal Go to person page >

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First Line: We love the temple of the Lord
Title: We love The Temple Of The Lord
Danish Title: I Herrens Hus er godt at bo
Translator: P. C. Paulsen
Author: Theodor V. Oldenburg
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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