Come, Lord, and warm each languid heartAuthor: Anne Steele
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1 Come, Lord, and warm each languid heart,
Inspire each lifeless tongue;
And let the joys of heaven impart
Their influence to our song.
2 Sorrow, and pain, and ev'ry care,
And discord there shall cease;
And perfect joy and love sincere
Adorn the realms of peace.
3 The soul, from sin forever free,
Shall mourn its power no more;
But, clothed in spotless purity,
Redeeming love adore.
4 There on a throne, how dazzling bright
Th'exalted Saviour shines,
And beams ineffable delight
On all the heavenly minds.
5 There shall the foll'wers of the Lamb
Join in immortal songs,
And endless honors to His name
Employ their tuneful tongues.
6 Lord, tune our hearts to praise and love,
Our feeble notes inspire;
Till, in Thy blissful courts above,
We join th'angelic choir.
Source: Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #578
Come, Lord, and warm each languid heart . Anne Steele. [Joys of Heaven.] First published in her vPoems, chiefly Devotional, &c, 1760, vol. i. p. 34 (2nd ed., 1780, vol. i. p. 34); and in Sedgwick's reprint of her Hymns, 1863, p. 21. In the Ash & Evans Bristol Collection, 1769, 8 stanzas were given as No. 402, and were thus introduced into the Nonconformist hymnals. R. Conyers (Psalms & Hymns, 2nd ed., 1774, No. 360) and W. Row, through Toplady's Psalms & Hymns, 2nd ed., 1787, No. 411, gave other centos to the Church of England. Centos, all beginning with stanza i., and usually compiled from one of those collections, are found in a great number of hymnals both in Great Britain and America.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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