The Church'S One Foundation

The Church’s One Foundation (Aurelia, Organ, 4 Verses) Free Download

Spread the love

The Church’s One Foundation : Recording

The Church’s One Foundation : Free MP3 Download

The music used in this recording belongs in the Public Domain, but the Performance rights belong to Richard Irwin Music®. You have permission to download this track for personal use or use in Church services. For any other use, please Contact Us.

This website is free to use, but not to operate. If you use our free MP3 hymns, please consider an occasional donation to help keep this service free. Many thanks.

To keep up to date with the latest recordings, add your email address to our newsletter list.

Also, please follow us on Amazon Music, Apple Music, Tidal, Spotify, SoundCloud, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.

The Church’s One Foundation : Lyrics

The Church’s one foundation
is Jesus Christ her Lord;
she is his new creation,
by water and the word:
from heaven he came and sought her
to be his holy bride;
with his own blood he bought her,
and for her life he died.

Elect from every nation,
yet one o’er all the earth,
her charter of salvation,
one Lord, one faith, one birth;
one holy Name she blesses,
partakes one holy food,
and to one hope she presses,
with every grace endued.

Mid toil and tribulation,
and tumult of her war
she waits the consummation
of peace for evermore;
till with the vision glorious
her longing eyes are blessed,
and the great Church victorious
shall be the Church at rest.

Yet she on earth hath union
with God, the Three in one,
and mystic sweet communion
with those whose rest is won.
O happy ones and holy!
Lord, give us grace that we
like them, the meek and lowly,
on high may dwell with thee.

Listen on Streaming Services

To listen using streaming services such as SoundCloud, Spotify, Apple Music etc. Click Here.


Available from

Lyricist : Samuel John Stone (1839-1900).

Samuel John Stone (1839-1900) was was an English poet, hymnodist, and an ordained minister in the Church of England. He is chiefly remembered for his hymn The Church’s one foundation. The son of a clergyman, William Stone, he was born born at his father’s rectory in the parish of Whitmore, Staffordshire.

Following his schooling at Charterhouse he went up to Pembroke College, Oxford, gaining a BA in 1862 and being awarded an MA in 1872. He served a curacy in Windsor, Berkshire from 1862, then at St. Paul’s, Haggerston from 1870, where, in 1874 he became the minister.

the church’s one foundation story, the church’s one foundation getty, the church’s one foundation lyrics and chords, the church’s one foundation pdf, the church’s one foundation lyrics methodist hymnal

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *