Tune: Tennessee Harmony, 1818
Alto: Wilson Marion Cooper, 1902
Lyrics: Robert Robinson, 1758
Meter: 8s,7s Double (8,7,8,7,8,7,8,7)
Come, Thou Fount of evíry blessing,
Tune my heart to sing Thy grace;
Streams of mercy never ceasing,
Call for songs of loudest praise.
Teach me some melodious sonnet,
Sung by flaming tongues above;
Praise the mountóIím fixed upon itó
Mount of Thy redeeming love!
Here Iíll raise my Ebenezer;
Hither by Thy help Iím come;
And I hope by Thy good pleasure,
Safely to arrive at home.
Jesus sought me when a stranger,
Wondering from the fold of God;
He, to rescue me from danger,
Interposed His precious blood.
O to grace how great a debtor
Daily Iím constrained to be!
Let Thy goodness, as a fetter,
Bind my wandíring heart to Thee;
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
Prone to leave the God I love;
Hereís my heart, O take and seal it,
Seal it for Thy courts above.