How Gentle God's Commands

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How Gentle God’s Commands
How gentle God’s commands,
How kind His precepts are!
Come, cast your burdens on the Lord,
And trust His constant care.

His goodness stands approved,
Down to the present day;
I’ll drop my burden at His feet,
And bear a song away.

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from At The Table, released December 1, 2009
Words: Philip Doddridge, 1755. Music: Johann Nägeli.

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Ordinary Time

They met in a “History of Christian Worship” class in seminary, where they discovered a shared love for old songs in danger of being forgotten. The band’s oeuvre seamlessly weaves the hymns of generations past with their own new songs—often indistinguishably—producing a
sound that ranges from bluegrass-tinged Americana to sacred harp hymn arrangements.
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