Crowns of Glory ever Bright

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1 Crowns of glory ever bright,
Rest upon the Conqueror's head;
Crowns of glory are his right,--
His who liveth and was dead.

2 He subdued the powers of hell;
In the fight he stood alone:
All his foes before him fell,
By his single arm o'erthrown.

3 His the battle, his the toil;
His the honors of the day;
His the glory and the spoil:
Jesus bears them all away.

4 Now proclaim his deeds afar;
Fill the world with his renown;
His alone the victor's car;
His the everlasting crown!


Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #248

Author: Thomas Kelly

Kelly, Thomas, B.A., son of Thomas Kelly, a Judge of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, was born in Dublin, July 13, 1769, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was designed for the Bar, and entered the Temple, London, with that intention; but having undergone a very marked spiritual change he took Holy Orders in 1792. His earnest evangelical preaching in Dublin led Archbishop Fowler to inhibit him and his companion preacher, Rowland Hill, from preaching in the city. For some time he preached in two unconsecrated buildings in Dublin, Plunket Street, and the Bethesda, and then, having seceded from the Established Church, he erected places of worship at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, &c, in which he conducted divine worship and preached. H… Go to person page >

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First Line: Crowns of glory ever bright
Title: Crowns of Glory ever Bright
Author: Thomas Kelly
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Crowns of glory ever bright. T. Kelly. [Jesus Crowned.] First published in the 2nd edition of his Hymns on Various Passages, &c, 1806, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, but in all subsequent editions, after 1806, with alterations and an additional stanza. In modern hymnals it is given in Kennedy, 1863, No. 705, and in Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872, in the authorized form; but in the People's Hymnal, 1867, No. 479, it is abbreviated and altered. It is also in use in America.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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HENDON was composed by Henri A. Cesar Malan (b. Geneva, Switzerland, 1787; d. Vandoeuvres, Switzerland, 1864) and included in a series of his own hymn texts and tunes that he began to publish in France in 1823, and which ultimately became his great hymnal Chants de Sion (1841). HENDON is thought to…

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