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God with us, is the name of our King

God with us, is the name of our King

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [“God with us,” is the name of our King]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 “God with us,” is the name of our King,
Earth, sea and sky shall break forth and sing
Praises to Him who salvation did bring.
Great is our King Immanuel.
Leaving His scepter, leaving His throne,
Born in a manger, dying alone,
God-man most holy, humble and lowly,
Great is Immanuel.

Refrain:
Great is Immanuel,
Who can His wonders tell?
Heaven and earth shall swell
With praise to Immanuel. [Refrain]

2 Great is Immanuel, praise His name,
Now and forever He is the same,
He bore our sin and He carried our shame,
Great is our King Immanuel.
Victor o’er sin o’er death and the grave,
Ever He lives, the Mighty to save,
Ready to cheer us, waiting to hear us,
Great is Immanuel. [Refrain]

3 Angelic beings sing of His fame,
And all the blood-washed honor His name,
Mighty to help us, “He knoweth our frame,”
Great is our King Immanuel.
Ruler of earth and heaven is He,
But in our hearts He promised to be,—
Bow down before Him, worship, adore Him!
Great is Immanuel. [Refrain]

Source: Favorite Gospel Songs #12

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God with us, is the name of our King
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: Great is Immanuel, who can his wonders tell

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Chorus Choir Voices No. 3 #d10

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Favorite Gospel Songs #12

Glorious Gospel Hymns #534

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New Songs of the Old Faith #195

Praise and Worship #279

Praise and Worship #279

Songs of Full Salvation #d44

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Songs of Full Salvation #48

Songs of the Great Salvation #d39

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