Ye that in his Courts are found
Ye that in his Courts are found. Rowland Hill* (1744-1833).
This hymn comes from Hill’s A Collection of Hymns, chiefly intended for the Use of the Poor (1776), where it was entitled ‘Enjoyment of Christ in Worship’:
Ye that in his Courts are found,List’ning to the joyful Sound,Lost and helpless as ye are,Sons of Sorrow, Sin, and Care,Glorify the King of Kings,Take the Peace the Gospel brings.
Turn to Christ your longing Eyes,View his bloody Sacrifice;See in Him your Sins forgiv’n,Pardon, Holiness, and Heav’n,Glorify the King of Kings,Take the Peace the Gospel brings.
Hill is said to have exclaimed on one occasion ‘What miserable work it is to preach to the rich!’...
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