Now begin the heavenly theme, Sing aloud in Jesus' name

Now begin the heavenly theme, Sing aloud in Jesus' name

Author: Martin Madan
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1 Now begin the heav’nly theme,
Sing aloud in Jesus’ Name;
Ye who Jesus’ kindness prove,
Triumph in redeeming love.

Refrain:
Hither then your music bring,
Strike aloud each joyful string,
Mortals, join the host above,
Join to praise redeeming love.

2 Ye who see the Father’s grace
Beaming in the Savior’s face,
As to Canaan on ye move,
Praise and bless redeeming love. [Refrain]

3 Welcome all by sin oppressed,
Welcome to His sacred rest;
Nothing bro’t him from above,
Nothing but redeeming love. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.2 #2

Author: Martin Madan

Madan, Martin, son of Colonel Martin Madan, and brother of Dr. Spencer Madan, sometime Bishop of Peterborough, was born in 1726. He was to have qualified for the Bar, but through a sermon by J. Wesley on the words "Prepare to meet thy God," the whole current of his life was changed. After some difficulty he received Holy Orders, and subsequently founded and became chaplain of the Lock Hospital, Hyde Park Corner. He was popular as a preacher, and had no inconsiderable reputation as a musical composer. He ceased preaching on the publication of his work Thelyphthora, in which he advocated the practice of polygamy. He died in 1790. He published A Commentary on the Articles of the Church of England; A Treatise on the Christian Faith, &c, and:… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now begin the heavenly theme, Sing aloud in Jesus' name
Author: Martin Madan
Refrain First Line: Mortals, join the hosts

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