How Blessed Is the Little Flock

How blessed is the little flock

Author: N. J. Holm; Translator (st. 1): Carl Døving
Published in 15 hymnals

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1 How blessed is the little flock,
Whom Jesus calls His own!
He is their Savior and their rock,
They trust in Him alone;
They walk by faith and hope and love,
But they shall dwell with Him above,
When hope and faith shall pass away,
And love shall last for aye.

2 My Jesus, am I in that band,
And wilt Thou call me Thine?
Do I among the chosen stand
Whose lamps so brightly shine?
O let me not lie down to rest
Till this I know, my Savior blest,
Till I can say, by grace restored:
Thou know'st I love Thee, Lord!

3 And even if with tears it be,
That this to Thee I say,
Yet Thou in grace wilt look on me
And wipe my tears away;
Yea, when but Thou who all dost know,
In me canst find Thy love below
And own me Thine, then well is me,--
My all I have in Thee.

Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #86

Author: N. J. Holm

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Translator (st. 1): Carl Døving

Born: March 21, 1867, Nord­dal­en, Nor­way. Died: Oc­to­ber 2, 1937, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. Buried: De­cor­ah, Io­wa.  Go to person page >



Small Church Music #7149
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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Ambassador Hymnal #437

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #585

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #603a

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #603b


Small Church Music #7149

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