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-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?


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!