Glorious things are sung of Zion

Representative Text

1 Glorious things of sung of Zion,
Enoch's city seen of old,
Where the righteous, being perfect,
Walked with God in streets of godl'
Love and virtue, faith and wisdeom
Grace and gifts were all combined;
As himself each loved his neighbor,
All were of one heart and mind.

2 Then the towers of Zion glittered
Like the sun in yonder sky,
And the wicked stood and trembled,
Filled with wonder and surprise.
Then their faith and works were prefect;
Lo, they followed their great head!
So the city went to heaven,
And the world said, "Zion's fled!"

3 When the Lord returns with Zion,
And they hear the watchmen cry,
Then the saints will be united,
And they'll all see eye to eye;
Then they'll mingle with the angels,
And the Lord will bless his own;
Then the earth will be as heaven;
They shall now as they are know.



Source: The Hymnal #207

Author: William W. Phelps

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First Line: Glorious things are sung of Zion
Author: William W. Phelps

Tune

CONVERSE

CONVERSE (also "Erie", named for the city in Pennsylvania where the composer lived for many years) was written in 1868 and published two years later in his Silver Wings under the pseudonym Karl Reden. The tune has also been called "Friendship." Born in Warren, Massachusetts, on October 7, 1832, Char…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Sacred Hymns for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints #170Page Scan
A Collection of Sacred Hymns for the use of the Latter-Day Saints #45Page Scan
A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #302Page Scan
Hymns, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints #d70
Latter-Day Saint Hymns #d91
Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints. 25th ed. #d88
Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (20th ed.) #65Page Scan
Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. (14th ed.) #65Page Scan
The Hymnal #207Text
The Saints' Harp #d281
The Saints' Hymnal #d93
The Saints' Hymnal #d96
The Songs of Zion #d7
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