Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Traditional interpretation, by the Choirs Of The Cathedral Of St. Philip, Atlanta:

Contemporary interpretation, by Sufjan Stevens:

Piano interpretation, by Eric Schrotenboer:

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 unchanging love.

Here I raise my Ebenezer;
here by thy great help I’ve come;
and I hope, by thy good pleasure,
safely to arrive at home.
Jesus sought me when a stranger,
wandering from the fold of God;
he, to rescue me from danger,
interposed his precious blood.

O to grace how great a debtor
daily I’m constrained to be!
Let that grace now, 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.

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 unchanging love.

–Traditional interpretation from the album “We Praise Thee, Oh God” – Music for the Church by Charles Beaudrot, by the Choirs Of The Cathedral Of St. Philip, Atlanta/Craig Cansler, Conductor/David Fishburn, Organist.

–Contemporary interpretation from the album Songs For Christmas, Vol. II: Hark! by Sufjan Stevens.

–Piano interpretation from the album Still Waters, by Eric Schrotenboer.

Composed by Robert Robinson (1758),
Tune based on Nettleton.

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