16. We Come Unto Our Fathers' God

1 We come unto our fathers' God,
Their Rock is our salvation;
Th' eternal arms, their dear abode,
We make our habitation.
We bring Thee, Lord, the praise they brought,
We seek Thee as Thy saints have sought
In every generation.

2 Their joy unto their Lord we bring,
Their song to us descendeth;
The Spirit who in them did sing
To us His music lendeth:
His song in them, in us, is one;
We raise it high, we send it on—
The song that never endeth.

3 Ye saints to come, take up the strain,
The same sweet theme endeavor;
Unbroken be the golden chain!
Keep on the song forever!
Safe in the same dear dwelling place,
Rich with the same eternal grace,
Bless the same boundless Giver.


Text Information
First Line: We come unto our fathers' God
Title: We Come Unto Our Fathers' God
Author: Thomas H. Gill (1868)
Publication Date: 1955
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Worship: Adoration and Praise; Adoration and Praise; Communion of Saints (5 more...)
Tune Information
Composer (melody): Martin Luther
Key: G Major
Source: Geistliche Lieder, Wittenberg, 1535

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