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278b. On the mountain's top appearing

1.
On the mountain's top appearing,
Lo! the sacred herald stands,
Welcome news to Zion bearing,
Zion, long in hostile lands:
Mourning captive,
God himself shall loose thy bands,
(Repeat previous 2 lines)

2.
Lo! thy sun is risen in glory,
God himself appears thy Friend;
All thy foes shall flee before thee;
Here their boasts and triumphs end:
Great deliverance
Zion's King vouchsafes to send,
(Repeat previous 2 lines)

3.
Enemies no more shall trouble,
All thy wrongs shall be redressed,
For thy shame thou shalt have double,
In thy Maker's favor blest;
All thy conflicts
End in an eternal rest
(Repeat previous 2 lines)

Text Information
First Line: On the mountain's top appearing
Title: On the mountain's top appearing
Publication Date: 1854
Meter: 8, 7, 4
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ZION
Composer: Thomas Hastings
Meter: 8, 7, 4



Media
MIDI file: Zion.midi
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.

Products
ZION FOUNDED ON THE MOUNTAIN (Blue Psalter Hymnal 166)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection
ZION STANDS BY HILLS SURROUNDED (Trinity Hymnal 350)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection



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