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Thou Shalt Love the Lord Thy God

Yes, I would love Thee, blessed God

Author: Daniel Turner
Published in 17 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Yes, I would love thee, blessed God!
Paternal goodness marks thy name;
Thy praises thro' thy high abode,
The heavenly hosts with joy proclaim.

2 Freely thou gav'st thy dearest son,
For man to suffer, bleed, and die;
And bid'st me as a wretch undone,
For all I want on him rely.

3 In him thy reconciled face,
With joy unspeakable I see;
And feel thy powerful, wondrous grace
Draw and unite my soul to thee.

4 Whene'er my foolish wandering heart,
Attracted by a creature's power,
Would from this blissful center start
Lord, fix there to stray no more!

Source: A Selection of Hymns: from the best authors, intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watt's psalms and hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CCXLVII

Author: Daniel Turner

Turner, Daniel, M.A., was born at Blackwater Park, near St. Albans, March 1, 1710. Having received a good classical education, he for some years kept a boarding-school at Hemel Hempstead, but in 1741 he became pastor of the Baptist church, Reading. Thence he removed, in 1748, to Abingdon, and continued pastor of the Baptist church there until his death on Sept. 5, 1798. He was much respected throughout his denomination, and was the friend and correspondent of Robert Robinson, Dr. Rippon, and other eminent men of that day. He probably received the honorary degree of M.A. from the Baptist College, Providence, Rhode Island. Turner was the author of works on Open Communion and Social Religion; also of Short Meditations on Select Portions of Scr… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Yes, I would love Thee, blessed God
Title: Thou Shalt Love the Lord Thy God
Author: Daniel Turner
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 17 of 17)

A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d912

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #135

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CL

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CL

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #247

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A Selection of Hymns #CCXLVII

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Baptist Hymn Book #a311

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Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #266

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #222

The American Seaman's Hymn Book #d270

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The Baptist Hymn Book #311

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #100

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The Psalmist #S88

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #965

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