185. Come, children, join to sing

1 Come, children, join and 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,
on him we can depend;
his love shall never end:
alleluia! amen!

3 Sing praises loud and long;
alleluia! amen!
life shall not end the song;
alleluia! amen!
on heaven's blissful shore
his goodness we'll adore,
singing for evermore,
alleluia! amen!

Text Information
First Line: Come, children, join to sing
Author: Christian Henry Bateman (1813-1889)
Publication Date: 2005
Meter: 6666 666 6
Scripture: Jeremiah 31:3; John 15:14; Matthew 21:14-16; Psalm 48:14; Psalm 113; Psalm 148:13; Revelation 7:9-10; Revelation 19:4
Topic: The Living God: Our Response to God - in adoration and gratitude; Heaven; Music and Song1 more...
Tune Information
Name: MADRID
Harmonizer: David Evans (1874-1948)
Meter: 6666 666 6
Key: G Major or modal
Source: Probably based on an old Spanish melody
Copyright: Harmonization © Oxford University Press



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