As Christ the Lord ascended

As Christ the Lord ascended

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [As Christ the Lord ascended]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. As Christ the Lord ascended,
So he will come again
In glory bright; O wondrous sight!
Upon the earth to reign.

Chorus:
Glory to Jesus forever!
The good news tell again:
He will return in glory bright,
Return on the earth to reign.
Glory to Jesus forever!
The good news tell again:
He will return to pow'r and might,
Return on the earth to reign.

2. In that great day of triumph
The sound of strife shall cease,
And hand clasp hand in all the land,
In bonds of perfect peace. [Chorus]

3. Dark lands by man forsaken,
The dreary desert's gloom,
Before our sight in beauty bright,
Fair as the rose shall bloom. [Chorus]


Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #108

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: As Christ the Lord ascended
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Refrain First Line: Glory to Jesus forever
Copyright: Public Domain

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Carols of Hope #108

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Gospel Carols #38

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Inspiring songs No. 1 #19

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