Eye hath not seen Thy Glory

Eye hath not seen Thy glory: Thou alone

Author: Edward W. Eddis
Tune: GRETA
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1 Eye hath not seen Thy glory: Thou alone
The path of light hast trod;
And in Thy kingdom, on the Father’s throne
Thou reignest, Son of God.

2 Yet Thou abidest with us, King of kings:
Thy loveliness we see;
And through the hallowed veil of earthly things
Hold communing with Thee.

3 Thou livest in us: from the tomb of earth
To heaven with Thee we rise,
And, through the portal of our second birth,
Behold the eternal prize.

4 The door in heaven is opened: Jesus, Lord,
The Crown is on Thy brow;
Amid the immortal hosts of light adored
In glory dwellest Thou.


Source: Hymns of Consecration and Faith #270

Author: Edward W. Eddis

Eddis, Edward William, a member of the Catholic Apostolic Church, commonly known as the "Irvingites," compiled for the use of their congregations, and published in 1864, Hymns for the Use of the Churches (London, Bosworth & Harrison). It contained 205 hymns, of which nineteen were his original compositions, and two translations. The 2nd edition, in a revised form with 320 hymns and 44 doxologies, was published in 1871 (London, J. Strangeways). To this he contributed forty new hymns and one translation, thus making 62 hymns. All these are signed "E. W. Eddis." Very few are found in any other collection. The exceptions include "O brightness of the Immortal Father's Face " (translation from the Greek); "In us the hope of glory" (The Second Adv… Go to person page >

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First Line: Eye hath not seen Thy glory: Thou alone
Title: Eye hath not seen Thy Glory
Author: Edward W. Eddis
Language: English
Publication Date: 1902
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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