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27. [Glorious things of thee are spoken]

4 Blest inhabitants of Zion,
washed in our Redeemer's blood;
Jesus, whom our souls rely on,
makes us monarchs, priests to God.
Us, by his great love, he raises,
rulers over self to reign,
and as priests his solemn praises
we for thankful offering bring.

Text Information
First Line: [Glorious things of thee are spoken]
Author: John Newton
Publication Date: 1991
Language: English
Notes: Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken (United Methodist Hymnal #731)
Tune Information
Arranger: Franz Joseph Haydn
Composer (descant): Michael E. Young
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Croatian folk song melody
Copyright: Descant © 1979 G. I. A. Publications, Inc.
Notes: Descant (Vocal)

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