Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing

The Christian hymn Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing was written by the devout 18th century pastor and poet Robert Robinson. The text of this hymn was written in 1757 at the young age of 22. It has stood the test of time, and remains as inspiring and poignant today as it did three Centuries ago.

“Sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God” Psalm 147:7

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The Hymn Text

 1. Come, Thou Fount of every blessing,
Tune my heart to sing Thy grace;
Streams of mercy, never ceasing,
Call for songs of loudest praise.
Teach me some melodious sonnet,
Sung by flaming tongues above.
Praise the mount! I’m fixed upon it,
Mount of Thy redeeming love.

2. Here I raise my Ebenezer;
Hither by Thy help I’ve come;
And I hope, by Thy good pleasure,
Safely to arrive at home.
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
Prone to leave the God I love;
Here’s my heart, O take and seal it;
Seal it for Thy courts above.

3. Jesus sought me when a stranger,
Wandering from the fold of God;
He, to rescue me from danger,
Interposed His precious blood.
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
Prone to leave the God I love;
Here’s my heart, O take and seal it;
Seal it for Thy courts above.

4. O to grace how great a debtor
Daily I’m constrained to be!
Let Thy goodness, like a fetter,
Bind my wandering heart to Thee:
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
Prone to leave the God I love;
Here’s my heart, O take and seal it;
Seal it for Thy courts above.

5 thoughts on “Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing

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  2. I love this song and performance of it so much. I have the MoTab Choir CD of it and when I first got it I would listen to it in my car. When this hymn came on I could hardly drive because it was hard seeing through the tears. It always makes me cry, it’s so beautiful and the message is so powerful. I was looking at the list of music in my iPod and realized I have more of the MoTab Choir than anyone. I’m not Mormon, but I love the choir and the Mormon’s I’ve met. God bless you, your Church and the Choir for all the good you do in this world.

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