Text:Glory Be to Jesus
Author (attributed to):Alfonso M. de' Liguori, 1696-1787
Translator (from Italian):Edward Caswall
Composer:Friedrich Filitz
Media:MIDI file

1719. Glory Be to Jesus

1. Glory be to Jesus,
Who, in bitter pains,
Poured for me the lifeblood
From His sacred veins!

2. Grace and life eternal
In that blood I find;
Blest be His compassion,
Infinitely kind.

3. Blest through endless ages
Be the precious stream
Which from endless torments
Doth the world redeem.

4. There the fainting spirit
Drinks of life her fill;
There as in a fountain
Laves herself at will.

5. O, the blood of Christ! it
Soothes the Father’s ire ;
Opes the gate of Heaven;
Quells eternal fire.

6. Abel’s blood for vengeance
Pleaded to the skies;
But the blood of Jesus
For our pardon cries.

7. Oft as it is sprinkled
On our guilty hearts,
Satan in confusion
Terror struck departs.

8. Oft as earth exulting
Wafts its praise on high,
Angel hosts, rejoicing,
Make their glad reply.

9. Lift we then our voices,
Swell the mighty flood;
Louder still and louder
Praise the precious blood!

Text Information
First Line: Glory be to Jesus
Title: Glory Be to Jesus
Italian Title: Viva! viva! Gesu, Che per mio bene
Author (attributed to): Alfonso M. de' Liguori, 1696-1787
Translator (from Italian): Edward Caswall
Meter: 65.65
Language: English
Source: Raccolta di Orazioni e Pie Opere colle Indulgenze, by Telesephoems Galli; translation in Hymns for the Use of the Birmingham Oratory, 1857
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Friedrich Filitz (1847)
Meter: 65.65
Incipit: 33221 71122 35544
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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