802. Brethren, We Have Met to Worship

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1 Brethren, we have met to worship
and adore the Lord our God;
will you pray with all your power,
while we try to preach the word?
All is vain, unless the Spirit
of the Holy One comes down:
Brethren, pray, and holy manna
will be showered all around.

2 Sisters, will you join and help us?
Moses' sisters aided him;
will you help the trembling mourners
who are struggling hard with sin?
Tell them all about the Savior--
tell them that he will be found:
Sisters, pray, and holy manna
will be showered all around.

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4 Let us love our God supremely,
let us love each other too;
let us love and pray for sinners
till our God makes all things new.
Then he'll call us home to heaven,
at his table we'll sit down;
Christ will gird himself and serve us
with sweet manna all around.

Text Information
First Line: Brethren, we have met to worship
Title: Brethren, We Have Met to Worship
Attributed to (sts.1, 2, 4): George Atkins, 19th C.
Author (st. 3): Bryan Jeffery Leech (1987)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D.
Scripture: John 6:58; Exodus 16:4; Psalm 119:2; Matthew 22:27-29; Revelation 21:5
Language: English
Copyright: St. 3 © 1990 Hope Publishing House
Tune Information
Name: HOLY MANNA
Attributed to: William Moore, 19th C.
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D.
Key: G Major
Source: Columbian Harmony, 1825



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