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Albion 52t

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: Robert Boyd, 1816
Poet: Isaac Watts, 1707
Meter: Short Meter (6,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Come, ye that love the Lord,
And let your joys be known;
Join in a song with sweet accord,
While ye surround His throne.


Come, we that love the LORD,, Stanza 1
2
Let those refuse to sing
Who never knew our God;
But servants of the heavínly King
May speak their joys abroad.


Come, we that love the LORD,, Stanza 3
3
The men of grace have found
Glory begun below;
Celestial fruit on earthly ground
From faith and hope may grow.


Come, we that love the LORD,, Stanza 8