Jesus, grant us all a blessing

Jesus, grant us all a blessing

Author: George Atkins
Tune: INVOCATION (Southern Harmony 11724)
Published in 97 hymnals

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1 Jesus, grant us all a blessing,
Send it down, Lord, from above;
May we all return home a praying,
And rejoicing in thy love.
Farewell, brethren, farewell sisters,
'Till we all shall meet above.

2 Jesus pardon all our follies,
While together we have been;
Make us humble, make us holy,
Cleanse us all from every sin.
Farewell, brethren, farewell sisters,
'Till we all shall meet again.

3 May thy blessing, Lord, go with us,
To each one's respective home;
And the presence of our Jesus,
Rest upon us ev'ry one.
Farewell, brethren, farewell sisters,
'Till we all shall meet at home.

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors, Supplementary for the use of Christians. 1st Ed., 1816

Author: George Atkins

Born: Ap­ril 16, 1793, Mar­tin, Lind­say, Lin­coln, Eng­land. Died: Au­gust 29, 1827, Ab­ing­don, Vir­gin­ia. Buried: His re­mains were re­port­ed moved in 1895 to the Sul­phur Springs Cem­e­te­ry, Bris­tol, Ten­ness­ee. A Meth­od­ist pas­tor, At­kins served in the Ohio Con­fer­ence, then trans­ferred to Knox­ville, Ten­nes­see, in 1818. Be­sides his min­is­ter­i­al du­ties, he was al­so in­volved with news­pap­ers. In 1826, he re­ceived an ap­point­ment to preach at "Ab­ing­don Town." Lyrics: Brethren, We Have Met to Wor­ship --www.hymntime.com/tch Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, grant us all a blessing
Author: George Atkins
Meter: 8.7
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Farewell, brethren; farewell sisters

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