We love the place, O God (Henry L. Jenner)

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Editor: Rod Mather (submitted 2001-02-19).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 37 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Available on external site under "Arrangements", listed as "Quam Dilecta". Arranged with descant by Rod Mather.
Arranger: Rod Mather

General Information

Title: We love the place, O God
Tune: Quam Dilecta
Composer: Henry L. Jenner
Lyricists: William Bullock and Henry Williams Baker

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published:


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Original text and translations

vv. 1-4 by William Bullock; vv. 5-7 by Henry Williams Baker.

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1  We love the place, O God,
Wherein Thine honor dwells;
The joy of Thine abode
All earthly joy excels.

2  It is the house of prayer
Wherein Thy servants meet;
And Thou, O Lord, art there
Thy chosen flock to greet.

3  We love the sacred font;
For there the holy Dove
To pour is ever wont
His blessings from above.

4  We love Thine altar, Lord;
Oh, what on earth so dear?
For there, in faith adored
We find Thy presence near.

5  We love the Word of life,
The Word that tells of peace,
Of comfort in the strife,
And joys that never cease.

6  We love to sing below
For mercies freely giv'n;
But, oh, we long to know
The triumph song of Heav'n.

7  Lord Jesus, give us grace
On earth to love Thee more,
In Heav'n to see Thy face,
And with Thy saints adore.