Come, let us all with one accord

Come, let us all with one accord Adore and magnify the Lord

Translator: Harriet M. Chester
Tune: HOLY DAY (Parker)
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1 Come, let us all with one accord
Adore and magnify the Lord,
And festive service pay,

2 On this the day that God hath blest,
The day of peace and heavenly rest,
The Lord's own holy day,

3 That saw primeval darkness break,
And that more glorious life awake
That lasteth evermore;

4 That saw hell's legions prostrate fall,
And Christ, triumphant over all,
His own to heaven restore.

5 This day the peace that flows from heaven
Was unto the Apostles given,
When doors were closed at night;

6 This day the Holy Spirit's flame,
Upon the Church's teachers came,
And filled their souls with light.

7 Still on this day with trumpet sound
The Gospel notes are ringing round,
To call the world to pray:

8 Then on this day let us adore
Our God, and supplication pour,
That, when worlds pass away,

9 Through Christ's dear grace our souls may rest
In peace and joy, forever blest,
Till the great judgment day.


The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892

Translator: Harriet M. Chester

Chester, Henrietta Mary, née Goff. Mrs. Mary Chester is the eldest daughter of Mr. George Goff, who died in 1830, at Lausanne, where he had long resided. Mr. Goff's ancestors settled in Ireland in the time of Cromwell, but the main branch of the family has been long established in Hampshire. Miss Goff was married, in 1856, to Mr. Harry Chester, who was well known as an Assistant Secretary of the Committee of Council of Education, and as one of the foremost of the promoters of the extension of popular education, in connection with the National Society, the London Diocesan Board, and other institutions. Mrs. Chester, who was left a widow in 1868, is the author of a small volume of Stories, called Meg's Primroses and of A History of Russia,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, let us all with one accord Adore and magnify the Lord
Title: Come, let us all with one accord
Translator: Harriet M. Chester
Meter: 6.8.8
Source: Ancient hymn
Language: English



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