How Blessed Is the Little Flock

How blessed is the little flock

Author: N. J. Holm; Translator (st. 1): Carl Doving
Tune: HVOR SALIG ER DEN LILLE FLOK
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1 How blessed is the little flock,
Whom Jesus calls His own!
He is their Savior and their Rock,
They trust in Him alone;
They walk by faith and hope and love,
But they shall dwell with Him above,
When hope and faith shall pass away,
And love shall last for aye.

2 My Jesus, am I in that band,
And wilt Thou call me Thine?
Do I among the chosen stand
Whose lamps so brightly shine?
Oh, let me not lie down to rest
Till this I know, my Savior blest,
Till I can say, by grace restored:
Thou know'st I love Thee, Lord.

3 And even if with tears it be,
That this to Thee I say,
Yet Thou in grace wilt look on me
And wipe my tears away;
Yea, when but Thou who all dost know
In me canst find Thy love below
And own me Thine, then well is me,--
My all I have in Thee.

Source: Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #35

Author: N. J. Holm

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Translator (st. 1): Carl Doving

Born: March 21, 1867, Nord­dal­en, Nor­way. Died: Oc­to­ber 2, 1937, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. Buried: De­cor­ah, Io­wa.  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How blessed is the little flock
Title: How Blessed Is the Little Flock
Norwegian/Scandinavian Title: Hvor salig er den lille Flok
Author: N. J. Holm
Translator (st. 1): Carl Doving
Meter: 8.6.8.6.8.8.8.6
Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary, 1996 (tr. sts. 2,3)
Language: English
Copyright: Stanzas 2-3 © 1996 Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary.

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Small Church Music #7149
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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #437
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #585
Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #603a
Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #603b
Small Church Music #7149Audio
Include 9 pre-1979 instances



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