Scripture Verse

Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord. Psalm 95:1


Words: Chris­tian H. Bate­man, Sac­red Me­lo­dies for Child­ren (Edi­nb­urgh, Scot­land: 1843).

Music: Ma­drid (Ev­ans) tra­di­tion­al Spa­nish me­lo­dy. Ar­ranged by Da­vid Ev­ans, 1927 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Bate­man or Ev­ans (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


Come, Chris­tians, join to sing
Alleluia! Amen!
Loud praise to Christ our king;
Alleluia! Amen!
Let all, with heart and voice,
Before His throne re­joice;
Praise is His gra­cious choice.
Alleluia! Amen!

Come, lift your hearts on high,
Alleluia! Amen!
Let prais­es fill the sky;
Alleluia! Amen!
He is our guide and friend;
To us He’ll con­des­cend;
His love shall ne­ver end.
Alleluia! Amen!

Praise yet our Christ again,
Alleluia! Amen!
Life shall not end the strain;
Alleluia! Amen!
On Hea­ven’s bliss­ful shore,
His good­ness we’ll adore,
Singing for­ev­er­more,
Al­le­lu­ia! Amen!