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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

Full 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.

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


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