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God eternal, Lord of all

God eternal, Lord of all

Author: Anonymous; Translator: James E. Millard (1848)
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1 God eternal, Lord of all,
Lowly at Thy feet we fall;
All the earth doth worship Thee;
We amidst the throng would be.

2 All the holy angels cry
"Hail, thrice Holy, God Most High!"
Lord of all the heavenly powers,
Be the same loud anthem ours.

3 Glorified apostles raise
Night and day continual praise;
Hast Thou not a mission too
For Thy children here to do?

4 With Thy prophets' goodly line
We in mystic bond combine;
For Thou hast to babes revealed
Things that to the wise are sealed.

5 Martyrs, in a noble host
Of Thy cross are heard to boast;
Since so bright the crown they wear,
Early we Thy cross would bear.

6 All Thy Church in heaven and earth,
Jesus, hail Thy heavenly birth,
Own the God who all has made,
And the Spirit's soothing aid.

7 Offspring of a Virgin's womb,
Slain, and Victor o'er the tomb;
Seated on the judgment-throne,
Number us among Thine own.


The Hymnal: Published by the authority of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1895

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Translator: James E. Millard

(no biographical information available about James E. Millard.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God eternal, Lord of all
Author: Anonymous
Translator: James E. Millard (1848)
Source: Latin, 5th century
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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