Scripture Verse

Out of the spoils won in battles did they dedicate to maintain the house of the Lord. 1 Chronicles 26:27

Introduction

Words: Jo­hann­es de Watte­ville (1718–1788).

Music: Ware­ham Will­iam Knapp, 1738 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of de Watte­ville (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

portrait
William Knapp
(1698–1768)

Lyrics

Lord Jesus, with Thy presence bless,
By land and sea, Thy witnesses;
In every danger them defend,
In every trial prove their friend.

O may Thy word in Christendom
Be blest, and may Thy kingdom come;
And may Thy servants joyful bring
New spoils, every day, to Thee, their king.