Song lyrics to Behold the Saviour at the Door – words by W. H. Bagby (1903) Behold the Saviour at the door! He gently knocks—has knocked before; Has waited long—is waiting still; You use no other friend so ill. Open the door, He’ll enter in, And sup with you, and you with Him. Oh lovely […]
Song lyrics to The Wedding Banquet Lyrics, aka. I Cannot Come This hymn by American Medical Mission Sister Miriam Therese Winter is based on the parable of the wedding banquet, from Matthew 22. It was originally published in her 1966, collection “Joy is Like the Rain“. It has subsequently been published in other books, including Songlines.
Lyrics to “Were you there when they crucified my Lord?” – Negro spiritual Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Oh, sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble. Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Were you there when they nailed him to the […]
Song lyrics to Oh, Happy Day “Oh Happy Day” is a 1967 gospel music arrangement of an 18th-century hymn. Recorded by the Edwin Hawkins Singers, it became an international hit in 1969. It has since become a gospel music standard. Edwin Hawkins’ gospel-style arrangement of the hymn “Oh, Happy Day” has a long pedigree. It began as […]