Christ and His Cause

Abundant fields of grain shall wave

Tune: BEATITUDO
Published in 2 hymnals

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Full Text

1 Abundant fields of grain shall wave
All white for harvesting,
And boundless joy and gladness fill
The city of the King.

2 His name, enduring like the sun,
Shall ever be confessed;
All nations shall be blest in Him,
All men shall call Him blest.

3 Blest be the Lord, our fathers' God,
Eternal King of kings,
Who only is omnipotent,
performing wondrous things.

4 Blest be His great and glorious Name
For evermore, Amen,
And let His glory fill the earth
From shore to shore. Amen.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: Abundant fields of grain shall wave
Title: Christ and His Cause
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

Tune

BEATITUDO

Composed by John B. Dykes (PHH 147), BEATITUDO was published in the revised edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern (1875), where it was set to Isaac Watts' "How Bright Those Glorious Spirits Shine." Originally a word coined by Cicero, BEATITUDO means "the condition of blessedness." Like many of Dykes's…

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