Brethren Archive


Join All The Glorious Names

by Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

Tune: Darwall
* Verse 2 only.

1 JOIN all the glorious names
Of wisdom, love, and power,
That mortals ever knew,
That angels ever bore;
All are too mean to speak His worth,
Too mean to set the Saviour forth.

2 Great Prophet of our God,
Our tongues must bless Thy name,
By whom the joyful news
Of free salvation came;
The joyful news of sins forgiven,
Of hell subdued, of peace with heaven.

3 Thou art our Counsellor,
Our Pattern and our Guide,
And Thou our Shepherd art,
Ah, keep us near Thy side;
Nor let our feet e'er turn astray
To wander in the crooked way.

4 We love the Shepherd's voice;
His watchful eye shall keep
Our pilgrim souls among
The thousands of God's sheep;
He feeds His flock, He calls their names,
And gently leads the tender lambs.

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