God's temple crowns the holy mount

God's temple crowns the holy mount

Published in 17 hymnals

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1 God's temple crowns the holy mount,
The Lord there condescends to dwell:
His Sion's gates, in His account,
Our Israel's fairest tents excel:
Yea, glorious things of thee we sing,
O city of th' Almighty King!

2 O honour'd Sion we aver,
Illustrious throngs from her proceed;
The Almighty shall establish her,
And shall enroll her holy seed;
Yea, for His people He shall count
The children of His favour'd mount.

3 He'll Sion find with numbers fill'd
Who celebrate his matchless praise;
Who, here in hallelujahs skill'd,
In heaven their harps ahd hymns shall raise:
O Sion, seat of Israel's King,
Be mine to drink thy living spring!



Source: Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #193

Text Information

First Line: God's temple crowns the holy mount
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Source: Tate and Brady
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

CREATION (Haydn)

The tune CREATION is taken from the chorus “The Heavens Are Telling” from the well known oratorio The Creation (1798) by Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809). Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his mus…

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A New Version of the Psalms of David: fitted to the Tunes used in Churches #LXXXVII

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A New Version of the Psalms of David: Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches #178a

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #193

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The Church Hymnal with Canticles #193

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The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #193

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The Psalms of David: with the Ten Commandments, Creed, Lord's Prayer, &c. in metre...for the use of the Reformed Protestant Dutch church of the city of New York #LXXXVII

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