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464. The Head That Once Was Crowned with Thorns

1 The head that once was crowned with thorns
Is crowned with glory now;
A royal diadem adorns
The mighty victor’s brow.

2 The highest place that heav’n affords
Belongs to hHim by right;
The King of kings and Lord of lords,
And heaven’s eternal light.

3 The joy of all who dwell above,
The joy of all below,
To whom he manifests hHis love,
And grants his name to know.

4 To them the cross with all its shame,
With all its grace, is giv'en;
Their name an everlasting name,
Their joy the joy of heav'n.

5 They suffer with their Lord below;
They reign with him above;
Their profit and their joy to know
The myst'ry of his love.

6 The cross he bore is life and health,
Though shame and death to him,
His people’s hope, his people’s wealth,
Their everlasting theme.

Text Information
First Line: The head that once was crowned with thorns
Title: The Head That Once Was Crowned with Thorns
Author: Thomas Kelly, 1769-1855
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Scripture: ;
Topic: Easter Vigil; Easter; Easter Season (7 more...)
Tune Information
Name: ST. MAGNUS
Composer: Jeremiah Clarke, 1670-1707
Meter: CM
Key: G Major



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