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The Mission Hymnal, Enlarged Edition, 1913028
Come, Thou Fount of Every BlessingRev. Robert Robinson (1735-1790)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
028NettletonJohn Wyeth (1792-1858)8.7.8.7.D.

1Come, Thou Fount of every blessing,
Tune my heart to sing Thy grace;
Streams of mercy, never ceasing,
Call for songs of loudest praise,
Teach me some melodious sonnet,
Sung by flaming tongues above;
Praise the mount; I’m fixed upon it;
Mount of Thy redeeming love.
2Here I’ll raise my Ebenezer;
Hither by Thy help I’m come;
And I hope, by Thy good pleasure,
Safely to arrive at home.
Jesus sought me when a stranger,
Wandering from the fold of God;
He, to rescue me from danger,
Interposed His precious blood.
3Oh, to grace how great a debtor
Daily I’m constrained to be!
Let Thy goodness, like a fetter,
Bind my wandering heart to Thee:
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it;
Prone to leave the God I love;
Here’s my heart, oh, take and seal it;
Seal it for Thy courts above.
Genesis31:45And Jacob took a stone, and set it up for a pillar.
Joshua24:27And Joshua said unto all the people, Behold, this stone shall be a witness unto us; for it hath heard all the words of the LORD which he spake unto us: it shall be therefore a witness unto you, lest ye deny your God.
1 Samuel7:12Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Eben-ezer, saying, Hitherto hath the LORD helped us.
2 Samuel7:12And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom.
Job23:3Oh that I knew where I might find him! that I might come even to his seat!
Job29:2Oh that I were as in months past, as in the days when God preserved me;
Psalm27:6And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.
Psalm40:2,32 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. 3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
Psalm57:7My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.
Psalm68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.
Psalm86:11Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.
Psalm107:31Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!
Psalm108:1O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory.
Psalm116:12What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me?
Psalm119:10With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.
Proverbs10:22The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.
Zechariah13:1In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness.
Malachi3:3And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the LORD an offering in righteousness.
Matthew1:21And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
Romans5:5And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.
2 Corinthians1:22Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.
Ephesians1:13In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,
Ephesians2:12,1312 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: 13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
Ephesians4:30And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.
1 Thessalonians4:1Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.
James5:13Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
Revelation22:1,21 And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. 2 In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

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