Wherever two or three may meet

Wherever two or three may meet

Author: Thomas Hastings
Tune: SOUTHPORT (Kingsley)
Published in 19 hymnals

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1 Wherever two or three may meet,
To worship in Thy name,
Bending beneath Thy mercy-seat,
This promise they may claim:

2 Jesus in love will condescend
To bless the hallowed place;
The Savior will Himself attend,
And show His smiling face.

3 What bright assurance! Gracious Lord,
Fountain of peace and love,
Fulfill to us Thy precious word,
Thy loving-kindness prove.

4 Now to our God—the Father, Son,
And Holy Spirit, sing!
With praise to God, the Three in One,
Let all creation ring.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10483

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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Author: Thomas Hastings



The Cyber Hymnal #10483
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