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“Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing.” ~ Robert Robinson

Thursday, July 14, 2011. Today I am grateful for the artists and poets and musicians that inspire us with the Love of Our Heavenly Father and His Son Yeshua [Jesus] the Anointed One. ~ Doc Meek

Image above by P. Anton Wahyudi’, from: http://awsx1966.multiply.com/journal/item/11

LISTEN TO THE VIDEO:  “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uslytyVrWFw

Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing is a Christian hymn written by the 18th century pastor and hymnist Robert Robinson. Robert Robinson penned the words at age 22 in the year 1757[1]. The words of the hymn are in the public domain.”

Below is the version sung by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in the YouTube Video above.

1. Come, 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.

2. Here I raise my Ebenezer;
Hither by Thy help I’ve come;
And I hope, by Thy good pleasure,
Safely to arrive at home.
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
Prone to leave the God I love;
Here’s my heart, O take and seal it;
Seal it for Thy courts above.

3. Jesus sought me when a stranger,
Wandering from the fold of God;
He, to rescue me from danger,
Interposed His precious blood.
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
Prone to leave the God I love;
Here’s my heart, O take and seal it;
Seal it for Thy courts above.

4. O 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, O take and seal it;
Seal it for Thy courts above.

Text above from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Come_Thou_Fount_of_Every_Blessing

Thank you, missionary/artist P. Anton Wahyuki’ and pastor/hymnist Robert Robinson for your inspiration!

Doc Meek, Thurs, July 14, 2011, Sherwood Park, Alberta, CANADA

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