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When, Brought by Sponsors to the FontBishop Henry L. Jenner (1820-1898)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
962Christian CovenantMyles B. Foster (1851-1922)Common Meter (

1When, brought by sponsors to the Font,
My Christian name was given,
A member I was made of Christ,
God’s child, and heir of heaven.
2Three things my sponsors, standing by,
Did promise then for me:–
From Satan’s works, from worldly pomps,
And sinful lusts to flee;
3The Christian Creed, the one true Faith,
To hold forever fast;
And God’s Commandments to obey,
As long as life shall last.
4This is the Christian covenant,
The bond ’twixt God and man,
Which I must ever strive to keep,
As by God’s help I can.
5I thank my God, and meekly pray,
That through my Savior dear,
I may in His salvation’s path
Have grace to persevere.