Hymn 233 - "Jesus, Lord, we've come together"


Jesus, Lord, we've come together

 In the bonds of Thine own love;

Thou hast drawn our footsteps hither,

Its deep meaning now to prove.


In such bonds the world around us—

Full of conflict, foes and strife—

Has no place, since love has bound us

In one fellowship of life.


 Here together we recall Thee,

In these emblems hear Thy voice;

Never more can grief befall Thee;

Thou art risen, we rejoice.


But Thy love's unchanged that entered

Into death to make us Thine;

In that death all love was centred—

O the depths of love divine!


Thou dost make us taste the blessing,

Soon to fill a world of bliss;

And we bless Thy Name, confessing

Thine own love our portion is.


 Sweet it is to sit before Thee,

Sweet to hear Thy blessed voice,

Sweet to worship and adore Thee,

While our hearts in Thee rejoice.