Down from the Glory

Down from the glory came God's Son in lowly grace

Author: C. Ernest Tatham
Tune: [Jesus, my Savior] (Spanish)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Down from the glory
Came God’s Son in lowly grace,
To tell love’s story,
And redeem the race.
O the glorious mystery,
Of the Babe of Bethlehem;
Great event of hist’ry,
God becoming Man!

Chorus:
Jesus, Lord Jesus,
Thou hast tasted death for me;
Jesus, Lord Jesus,
Now I yield to Thee.

2 Tasting life’s sorrow,
Onward Thou didst wend Thy way,
Knowing the morrow
That before Thee lay;
From the cross not shrinking,
Thou the cup of wrath didst take;
By its contents drinking,
Didst atonement make. [Chorus]

3 In resurrection,
Thou ascended, Lord, on high;
Changeless perfection,
Throned beyond the sky;
There are Priest maintaining
All Thy people here below,
Thy strong arm sustaining
Them against the foe. [Chorus]

4 Soon in descending,
Thou Thy ransomed Bride shalt greet,
All saints attending,
In the air shall meet;
Then the kingdom glorious,
Thou shall reign upon Thy throne,
Evermore victorious,
Worthy One alone. [Chorus]


Source: Choice Hymns of the Faith #266

Author: C. Ernest Tatham

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First Line: Down from the glory came God's Son in lowly grace
Title: Down from the Glory
Author: C. Ernest Tatham
Refrain First Line: Jesus, Lord Jesus, Thou hast tasted death

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