God is in His holy temple, Earthly thoughts be silent now

God is in His holy temple, Earthly thoughts be silent now

Author: Anonymous
Published in 32 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 God is in His holy temple:
Earthly thoughts, be silent now,
While in reverence we assemble,
And before His Presence bow.

2 He is with us now and ever,
When we call upon His name
Aiding every good endeavor
Guiding every upward aim.

3 God is in His holy temple;
In the pure and holy mind,
In the reverent heart and simple,
In the soul from sense refined.

4 Then let every low emotion
Banished far and silent be,
And our souls in pure devotion,
Lord, be temples worthy Thee!


Source: The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church #6

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 >

Text Information

First Line: God is in His holy temple, Earthly thoughts be silent now
Author: Anonymous
Source: Hymns of the Spirit, 1864
Copyright: Public Domain




STUTTGART was included in Psalmodia Sacra (1715), one of the most significant hymnals of the early sixteenth century [sic: eighteenth century]. Christian F. Witt (b. Altenburg, Germany, e. 1660; d. Altenburg, 1716) was an editor and compiler of that collection; about 100 (of the 774) tunes in that c…

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AUTUMN (Barthélemon)

This tune is adapted from Barthélemon's piece Durandarte and Belerma: A Pathetic Scotch Ballad (1797). Some editors describe AUTUMN as "adapted from Psalm xlii in the Genevan Psalter, 1551", referring to the similarity between this tune and FREU DICH SEHR.

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