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371. Christ, above all glory seated

1 Christ, above all glory seated!
King eternal, strong to save!
Dying, Thou hast death defeated,
Buried, Thou hast spoiled the grave.

2 Thou art gone, where now is given
What no mortal might could gain,
On the eternal throne of heaven
In Thy Father's power to reign.

3 There Thy kingdoms all adore Thee,
Heaven above and earth below;
While the depths of hell before Thee
Trembling and defeated bow.

4 We, O Lord, with hearts adoring,
Follow Thee above the sky:
Hear our prayers Thy grace imploring,
Lift our souls to Thee on high;

5 So, when Thou again in glory
On the clouds of heaven shalt shine,
We Thy flock may stand before Thee,
Owned for evermore as Thine.

6 Hail! all hail! In Thee confiding,
Jesu, Thee shall all adore,
In Thy Father's might abiding
With one Spirit evermore.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Christ, above all glory seated
Title: Christ, above all glory seated
Original Language: Latin
Translator: Bp. J. R. Woodford (1852)
Meter: 8.7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1894
Topic: Ascensiontide; General; Adoration (1 more...)
Notes: Tune name in index: NEWTON FERNS
Tune Information
Name: [Christ, above all glory seated]
Composer: Samuel Smith
Meter: 8.7.
Key: F Major



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