399. We Come unto Our Savior God

1 We come unto our Savior God
with each past generation;
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 ev'ry 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 Savior God
Title: We Come unto Our Savior God
Author: Thomas H. Gill (1868, alt.)
Meter: 8.7
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Topic: Beginning of Worship; Processional Hymns
Tune Information
Meter: 8.7
Key: G Major
Source: Geistliche Lieder (Wittenberg, 1535) (English 18th-century form of melody in)

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