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Welcome! thrice welcome! Ye loyal host of God

Welcome! thrice welcome! Ye loyal host of God

Author: W. W. Barker
Tune: [Welcome! thrice welcome!]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Welcome! thrice welcome!
Ye loyal host of God,
Welcome! thrice welcome!
From near and from abroad;
Tho' changing years pass swiftly by,
Our cause is still the same,
And thus we gladly greet you in
Our Master's conq'ring Name.

Chorus:
Welcome! thrice welcome
to homes and hearts and love;
Welcome! thrice welcome!
And blessings from above.

2 Welcome! thrice welcome!
Believers in the Lord;
Welcome! thrice welcome!
Upholders of His word;
We meet our Saviour's name to praise,
To learn what He requires,
And by His Spirit's help resolve
To follow His desires. [Chorus]

3 Welcome! thrice welcome!
Be steadfast in the right,
Welcome! thrice welcome!
Till faith is lost in sight;
And when our battles all are won
We'll join the blessed throng,
Then God will welcome us and we
Will hear heav'ns welcome song. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #280

Author: W. W. Barker

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Text Information

First Line: Welcome! thrice welcome! Ye loyal host of God
Author: W. W. Barker
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christ in Song #280

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The Endeavor Hymnal #276

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