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Come, Christians, Join to Sing

Author: Christian H. Bateman Meter: 6.6.6.6 D Appears in 121 hymnals

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MADRID

Composer: David Evans Meter: 6.6.6.6 D Appears in 425 hymnals Tune Sources: Traditional Spanish melody Tune Key: A Flat Major Incipit: 17161 53142 17117 Used With Text: Come, Christians, Join to Sing

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Come, Christians, Join to Sing

Author: Christian H. Bateman Hymnal: Sing Joyfully #70 (1989) First Line: Come, Christians, join to sing Alleluia! Lyrics: 1 Come, Christians, join to sing Alleluia! Amen! Loud praise to Christ our King; Alleluia! Amen! Let all, with heart and voice, Before His throne rejoice; Praise is His gracious choice: Alleluia! Amen! 2 Come, lift your hearts on high, Alleluia! Amen! Let praises fill the sky; Alleluia! Amen! He is our Guide and Friend; To us He’ll condescend; His love shall never end: Alleluia! Amen! 3 Praise yet our Christ again, Alleluia! Amen! Life shall not end the strain; Alleluia! Amen! On heaven’s blissful shore His goodness we’ll adore, Singing forevermore, “Alleluia! Amen!” Topics: Adoration; Jesus Christ Kingship and Reign Languages: English Tune Title: [Come, Christians, join to sing Alleluia!]
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Come, Christians, Join to Sing

Author: Christian H. Bateman Hymnal: Hymns of Faith #23 (1980) Lyrics: 1 Come, Christians, join to sing Alleluia! Amen! Loud praise to Christ our King; Alleluia! Amen! Let all, with heart and voice, Before His throne rejoice; Praise is His gracious choice. Alleluia! Amen! 2 Come, lift your hearts on high, Alleluia! Amen! Let praises fill the sky; Alleluia! Amen! He is our Guide and Friend; To us He’ll condescend; His love shall never end. Alleluia! Amen! 3 Praise yet our Christ again, Alleluia! Amen! Life shall not end the strain; Alleluia! Amen! On heaven’s blissful shore, His goodness we’ll adore, Singing forevermore, “Alleluia! Amen!” Topics: Adoration; Praise of Christ; Adoration; Praise of Christ Scripture: Psalm 95:1 Languages: English Tune Title: [Come, Christians, join to sing]
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Come, Christians, Join to Sing

Author: Christian H. Bateman Hymnal: Voices Together #28 (2020) Meter: 6.6.6.6 D Lyrics: 1 Come, Christians, join to sing Alleluia! Amen! loud praise to Christ we bring; Alleluia! Amen! let all, with heart and voice, before his throne rejoice; praise is his gracious choice. Alleluia! Amen! 2 Come, lift your hearts on high, Alleluia! Amen! let praises fill the sky; Alleluia! Amen! Christ is our guide and friend on whom we can depend: his love shall never end. Alleluia! Amen! 3 Praise yet our Christ again, Alleluia! Amen! life shall not end the strain; Alleluia! Amen! on heaven’s blissful shore, his goodness we’ll adore, singing forevermore, Alleluia! Amen! Topics: Death and Eternal Life; Heaven; Jesus Christ Images and Names of; Jesus Christ Resurrection of; Praise; Reign of Christ Scripture: Psalm 95:1-2 Tune Title: MADRID

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David Williamson

Arranger (last st. and choral ending) of "MADRID" in Baptist Hymnal 2008

Anonymous

Composer of "MADRID " in The Cyber Hymnal In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries.

Christian H. Bateman

1813 - 1889 Author of "Come, Christians, Join to Sing" in Sing Joyfully Bateman, Christian Henry, son of John Bateman, was born Aug. 9, 1813, at Wyke, near Halifax. After studying in the Moravian Church and exercising his ministry there for a time, he became, in 1843, minister of Richmond Place Congregational Church, Edinburgh. After 1846 he was successively Congregational minister at Hopton, in Yorkshire, and Beading, in Berkshire. On taking Holy Orders in the Church of England he became, 1869-71, curate of St. Luke's, Jersey, and Chaplain to the Forces; 1871-75, Vicar of All Saints, Childshill, Middlesex; 1877-84, curate of St. John's, Penymynydd, Hawarden. His hymns appeared mainly in:— The Sacred Song Book (Edin., Gall & Inglis, subsequently published as Sacred Melodies for Children; and as 200 Sacred Melodies for Sunday Schools and Families, was edited by himself, with the Rev. James Gall, and latterly with Mr. Robert Inglis, the publisher. First pub. 1843 as 25; enlarged by a second part, 1846, to 60; revised and enlarged, 1854, to 80; 1862, to 130; and 1872, to 200; it reached a circulation of a million and a half before 1862, four millions before 1872, and above six millions before 1881. It was for many years the hymnbook for Sabbath School use in Scotland. (2) The Children's Hymnal and Christian Year (London., J. Hodges, 1872), including 11 original hymns, with others from many sources. His best known hymn is: “Come, children, join to sing" (q. v.). [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907) ======================= Bateman, C. H., p. 116, i. He finally resided at Carlisle without a charge, and died there in July, 1889. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



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