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We meet once more with hearts aflame

We meet once more with hearts aflame

Author: C. L. Dorris
Tune: [We meet once more with hearts aflame]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We meet once more with hearts aflame,
To praise the blessed Saviour’s name,
And while we praise,
This pray’r we’ll raise,
God bless our Sunday School.

Refrain:
God bless our school, our Sunday school,
‘Tis here we learn the golden rule,
Fill us with love
And from above,
God bless our Sunday School.

2 ‘Tis here we come to learn of Thee,
Unclose our eyes that we may see,
Unto each heart
Thy grace impart,
God bless our Sunday School. [Refrain]

3 Be in the lesson of today,
And help each teacher, Lord, we pray,
And while they teach,
Still we beseech,
Lord bless our Sunday School. [Refrain]

4 Now help the children while they sing
The praises of their Lord and King,
May they to Thee
United be,
Lord bless our Sunday School. [Refrain]

5 Be with each heart, be with each home,
Be with us in the years to come,
While still to Thee,
Our pray’r will be,
God bless our Sunday School. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #85

Author: C. L. Dorris

Early 20th Century Religious Music His Hobby -- Moberly Minister Is Writer Of More Than 800 Hymns -- Rev. C. L. Dorris, pastor of the New Hope, Clark and Itenick Methodist Churches. The Rev. Mr. Dorris, who has made his home in Moborly since May of last year, has written more than 800 songs. They have been published by the nation's leading publishers of religious music. For most of the hymns, he wrote only the lyrics -- or song poems, as he calls them. For some he wrote only the music and for others both the words and the melody. One of the Rev. Mr. Dorris' collaborators is his wife, who hss composed music for his lyrics and has published on her own. "Music is definitely a hobby with me," Mr. Dorris said. He gets very little money f… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We meet once more with hearts aflame
Author: C. L. Dorris
Refrain First Line: This holy day

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Uplifted Voices #85

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