Scripture Verse

Other seed fell on good soil. It came up and yielded a crop, a hundred times more than was sown. Luke 8:8


Words: Ano­ny­mous, of Scan­di­na­vi­an ori­gin, in Church Po­et­ry, by Will­iam A. Mühl­en­berg, 1823.

Music: Duke Street at­trib­ut­ed to John Hat­ton, 1793 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know the au­thor, or where to get a good pic­ture of him or Hat­ton,


Almighty Fa­ther, bless the Word,
Which through Thy grace we now have heard.
O may the pre­cious seed take root,
Spring up, and bear abun­dant fruit.

We praise Thee for the means of grace,
As in our lives Thy love we trace.
Grant, Lord, that we who wor­ship here
May all, at last, in Hea­ven appear.