For the apostles' glorious company

For the apostles' glorious company

Author: William Walsham How
Tune: SARUM (Barnby)
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 For the Apostle's glorious company,
Who, bearing fort the Cross o'er land and sea,
Shook all the mighty world, we sing to Thee,
Alleluia.

2 For the Evangelists, by whose blest word,
Like fourfold streams, the garden of the Lord
Is fair and fruitful, be Thy name adored.
Alleluia.

3 For Martyrs, who, with rapture-kindled eye,
Saw the bright crown descending from the sky,
And died to grasp it, Thee we glorify.
Alleluia.

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

Author: William Walsham How

How, William Walsham, D.D., son of William Wybergh How, Solicitor, Shrewsbury, was born Dec. 13, 1823, at Shrewsbury, and educated at Shrewsbury School and Wadham College, Oxford (B.A. 1845). Taking Holy Orders in 1846, he became successively Curate of St. George's, Kidderminster, 1846; and of Holy Cross, Shrewsbury, 1848. In 1851 he was preferred to the Rectory of Whittington, Diocese of St. Asaph, becoming Rural Dean in 1853, and Hon. Canon of the Cathedral in 1860. In 1879 he was appointed Rector of St. Andrew's Undershaft, London, and was consecrated Suffragan Bishop for East London, under the title of the Bishop of Bedford, and in 1888 Bishop of Wakefield. Bishop How is the author of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Commen… Go to person page >

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First Line: For the apostles' glorious company
Author: William Walsham How
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Alleluia, alleluia

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Prayer Book and Hymnal for the Sunday School #d33

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The Church Hymnal with Canticles #186a

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The Hymnal #186

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