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O, let us exalt our dear Lord and proclaim,
In songs of true gratitude, praise to His name!
As songs of the angels in sweetest accord,
Our thanks and our praises shall rise to the Lord.
-- Zion's Harp # 165

Author Bio Information

Cennick, John's bio information

December 12, 1718 - July 4, 1755

Born: December 12, 1718, Reading, England.
Died: July 4, 1755, London, England.
Buried: Moravian Burial Ground (Sharon’s Garden), Chelsea, England.


Cennick had thought of becoming a surveyor, but after meeting the Wesleys, he joined them in their work. In 1740, he became a teacher at Kingswood, England, on the recommendation of John Wesley. Later, he joined the Moravians, and visited their headquarters at Herrnhut, but he spent much of his time as an itinerant evangelist in England. Cennick’s works include:

Sacred Hymns, for the Children of God in the Days of Their
Pilgrimage, 1741
Sacred Hymns for the Use of Religious Societies, 1743
A Collection of Sacred Hymns, 1749
Hymns to the Honour of Jesus Christ, Composed for Such Little Children
as Desire to Be Saved, 1754
Additional works appeared posthumously in J. Swertner’s Moravian Hymn
Book, 1789.


Hymns

Be Present at Our Table, Lord
Brethren, Let Us Join to Bless
Children of the Heavenly King
Ere I Sleep, for Every Favor
Jesus, My All, to Heaven is Gone
Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending
Lo, He Cometh, Countless Trumpets
Savior and Regenerator
Thou Dear Redeemer, Dying Lamb
We Sing to Thee, Thou Son of God
We Thank Thee, Lord


Source: http://www.cyberhymnal.org/bio/c/e/cennick_j.html

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