11994. Sovereign Of Heav'n

1 Sovereign of Heav’n, who didst prevail
O’er death, and with Thy life-blood dye
The path by which we hope to scale
Yon starry sky.

2 Look down in mercy from Thy throne
At God’s right hand, O Lord, and see
Us who are lingering here alone,
Orphaned of Thee.

3 Hear us, O Christ, for we were born
Out of the travail of Thy soul;
When by the spear Thy side was torn
To make us whole.

4 Thy toils and anguish at an end,
Thou wearest now a glorious crown:
The hour is come; send, Savior, send
Thy Spirit down.

Text Information
First Line: Sovereign of Heav’n, who didst prevail
Title: Sovereign Of Heav'n
Author: C. Stewart Calverly
Meter: 88.84
Language: English
Source: The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes by Charles C. Hall and Sigismond Lasar (New York: A. S. Barnes, 1880)
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Alternate tune: CAPTIVA by Samuel Reay
Tune Information
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1865)
Meter: 88.84
Key: G Major or modal
Source: The Holy Year, 1865
Copyright: Public Domain

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