Ere Christ ascended to His throne. B. Beddome. [Adult Baptism.] Published in his posthumous Hymns, &c, 1817-18, No. 596, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed "The Commission." In addition to its limited use in its full form, it is also abbreviated in some American collections. In the Psalmist, 1843, Baptist Praise Book , N. Y., 1871, stanzas iii.-v. are given as, "Blest Saviour, we Thy will obey"; and in the Sabbath Hymn [& Tune] Book., N. Y., 1858 (Bapt edition), the same stanzas as "Dear Saviour, we Thy will obey." These arrangements are not in use in Great Britain.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 2 of 2)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #455||Ere Christ ascended to his throne||1842|
|The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d82||Ere Christ ascended to his throne||Benjamin Beddome||1851|