"Christ Is Our Corner-Stone" by unknown author Translated by John Chandler, 1806-1876 Text From: THE HANDBOOK TO THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1942)p.328 1. Christ is our Corner-stone, On Him alone we build; With His true saints alone The courts of heaven are filled. On His great love Our hopes we place Of present grace And joys above. 2. Oh, then, with hymns of praise These hallowed courts shall ring; Our voices we will raise The three in One to sing And thus proclaim In joyful song, Both loud and long. That glorious name. 3. Here, gracious God, do Thou Forevermore draw nigh; Accept each faithful vow And mark each suppliant sigh. In copious shower On all who pray Each holy day, Thy blessing pour. 4. Here may we gain from heaven The grace which we implore, And may that grace, once given, Be with us evermore Until that day When all the blest To endless rest Are called away!This text was converted to ascii format for Project Wittenberg by Debbie Harris and is in the public domain. You may freely distribute, copy or print this text. Please direct any comments or suggestions to: Rev. Robert E. Smith of the Walther Library at Concordia Theological Seminary. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes: Hymn #465 from _The Handbook to the Lutheran Hymnal_ Text: 1 Kings 9:3 Author: unknown, c. 700, cento Translated by: John Chandler, 1837 Titled: "Angularis fundamentum" Composer: John Darwall, 1770 Tune: "Darwrall's 148th"
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