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92. Crown Him with Many Crowns

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1 Crown him with many crowns, the Lamb upon his throne;
hark! how the heavenly anthem drowns all music but its own;
awake, my soul, and sing of him who died for thee,
and hail him as thy matchless king through all eternity.

2 Crown him the Lord of life, who triumphed o'er the grave,
and rose victorious in the strife for those he came to save;
his glories now we sing who died and rose on high,
who died eternal life to bring, and lives that death may die.

3 Crown him the Lord of love; behold his hands and side,
rich wounds, yet visible above, in beauty glorified;
no angels in the sky can fully bear that sight,
but downward bends their burning eye at mysteries so bright.

4 Crown him the Lord of years, the potentate of time,
creator of the rolling spheres, ineffably sublime.
All hail, Redeemer, hail! for thou hast died for me;
thy praise shall never, never fail throughout eternity.

Text Information
First Line: Crown him with many crowns
Title: Crown Him with Many Crowns
Author: Matthew Bridges (1851)
Author (st. 2): Godfrey Thring (1874)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: S.M.D.
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:54-57; John 20:25-28; John 5:12-13; Revelation 7:9-12; Revelation 19:6-12
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: DIADEMATA
Composer: George J. Elvey (1868)
Meter: S.M.D.
Key: D Major



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