The joyful morn, my God, is come

The joyful morn, my God, is come

Author: James Merrick
Published in 23 hymnals

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1 The joyful morn, my God, is come
That calls me to thy honored dome
Thy presence to adore:
My feet the summons shall attend,
With willing steps thy courts ascend,
And tread the hallowed floor.

2 Hither from Judah's utmost end,
The Heaven protected tribes ascend;
Their offerings hither bring:
Here eager to attest their joy,
In hymns of praise their tongues employ
And hail th'immortal king.

3 Be Peace implored by each on Thee,
O Sion, while with bended knee
To Jacob's God we pray:
How blessed who calls himself thy friend!
Success his labor shall attend,
And safety guard his way.

4 O may'st thou, free from hostile fear,
Nor the loud voice of tumult hear,
Nor war's wild waste deplore;
May plenty nigh thee take her stand,
And in thy courts with lavish hand,
Distribute all her store.

5 Seat of my friends and brethren, hail,
How can my tongue, O Sion, fail
To bless thy loved abode?
How cease the zeal that in me glows,
Thy good to seek, whose walls enclose
The mansions of my God?

A New Selection of Hymns, 1812

Author: James Merrick

Merrick, James , M.A., was born in 1720, and educated at Oxford, where he became a Fellow of Trinity College. He entered Holy Orders, but his health would not admit of parish work. He died at Reading, 1769. His publications include:— (1) Messiah, a Divine Essay. Humbly dedicated to the Reverend the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and the Visitors of the Free School in Reading. By James Merrick, Ætat. 14, Senior Scholar of the School at their last Terminal Visitation, the 7th of October, 1734. Reading. (2) The Destruction of Troy. Translated from the Greek of Tryphiodorus into English Verse, with Notes, &c. 1742. (3) Poems on Sacred Subjects. Oxford . 1763. (4) The Psalms of David Translated or Paraphrased in English Verse… Go to person page >

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First Line: The joyful morn, my God, is come
Author: James Merrick
Language: English

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #718Page Scan
A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d150
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #55Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #28Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #28Page Scan
A New Selection of Hymns; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations, as a supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #2TextPage Scan
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d454
A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #346Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d591
Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d171
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d855
Church Choral-Book: containing tunes and hymns for congregational singing, and adapted to choirs and social worship #273Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #43Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #62Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #62Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d640
Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CCCXLVIPage Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #439Page Scan
The Christian Harmonist: containing a set of tunes adapted to all the metres in Mr. Rippon's Selection of Hymns, in the collection of hymns by Mr. Joshua Smith, and in Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymns... #149Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #350Page Scan
The Discipline of the United Freewill Baptist Church: together with hymns and spiritual songs, for the use of its members #160Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #79Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1064Page Scan



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