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Erected high in heaven stands

Erected high in heaven stands

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Tune: WOODLAND (Gould)
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Erected high in heaven stands
The tabernacle true;
And Jesus there in mercy pleads
For all the faithful few.

2 His blood he offers freely now
For all who will receive,
For all who to his truth will bow,
And in his word believe.

3 The Jewish priesthood shadowed forth
His ministration there,
The cleansing of the inner court,
His coming to prepare.

4 His work performed, he leaves the seat
Of mercy, where is found
The law of God, the ten commands,
And comes with glory crowned.

5 He that is holy then shall be
In holiness preserved,
While sinners vainly strive to flee
The wrath they've long deserved.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #355

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 17, 1814, Brookfield, New York. Died: March 22, 1892, Mill Grove, New York. Buried: West Ridgeway Cemetery, Me­di­na, New York. Cottrell was known as a writ­er, po­et and min­i­s­ter. A mem­ber of the Seventh-day Adventists, he served for a time on the ed­it­or­i­al com­mit­tee of The Re­view and Her­ald in Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan. As of 1857, he was liv­ing in Mill Grove, New York. Go to person page >

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First Line: Erected high in heaven stands
Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Copyright: Public Domain


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