Celebrate 10 years of Hymnary.org!

It's Hymnary's 10th birthday this month and to celebrate, we're giving the gifts! Want a free FlexScore? Look for the "Claim Free FlexScore" button on any public domain FlexScore page and enjoy a complimentary FlexScore on us.

Glory be to God on high, Glory to the bleeding Lamb

Glory be to God on high, Glory to the bleeding Lamb

Author: James Relly
Published in 1 hymnal

Full Text

Glory be to God on High;
Glory to the bleeding Lamb;
Sing we Praises mightily,
To Immanuel's worthy Name:
He is God with us;
In him we're espous'd to God;
In him we are purg'd, by Blood,
From our Filth, our Sin and Dross.


Source: Christian Hymns, Poems, and Spiritual Songs: sacred to the praise of God our Saviour #I.XCI

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Glory be to God on high, Glory to the bleeding Lamb
Author: James Relly
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements