Glorious Jesus, glorious Jesus

Glorious Jesus, glorious Jesus

Author: James Relly
Tune: HARTFORD
Published in 3 hymnals

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Glorious Jesus Glorious Jesus
thy dear name to praise
this shall please us
this shall please us
greatly all our Day
Oh thy beauties how Divine
how they in the Gospel shine
holy Savior live for ever,
All our songs be thine


Source: The Psalm-singer's amusement: containing a number of fuging pieces and anthems #103

Author: James Relly

James Relly was born about 1722 at Jeffreston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, and died in 1778. He was converted to Christianity during the Great Awakening ushered in by George Whitefield. He worked under George Whitefield as a Calvinistic Methodist preacher and missionary. However, Whitefield and Relly separated ways over Relly's seemingly universalist teaching that all humanity was elect (i.e. saved) when Christ took the punishment for all sin when he died. He also departed from both the Calvinists and Methodists by taking the doctrine of Justification further, in teaching that believers no longer sin and the Law's sole purpose is to condemn humanity and point them to Christ. He was the mentor of John Murray, the founder of the Universalist Ch… Go to person page >

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First Line: Glorious Jesus, glorious Jesus
Author: James Relly
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Psalm-singer's amusement: containing a number of fuging pieces and anthems #103
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