Great, and high, and holy Lord

Great, and high, and holy Lord

Author: John Bell
Tune: [Great, and high, and holy, Lord]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Great, and high, and holy, Lord,
Heav’n and earth are full of Thee;
Spread abroad Thy precious word,
Let the world Thy glory see.

Raise, raise the ensign far, far and wide,
Out over mountain, hill and plain!
Tell, tell of Christ, the Crucified,
Bring all the world to own His reign!

2 Why in darkness, still and deep,
Should the heathen nations lie,
Afric’s stricken daughters weep,
India’s sons no light descry? [Refrain]

3 May Thy Spirit pierce the gloom,
Scatter night and mist afar;
Save the heathen from their doom,
By the rising Morning Star. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10183

Author: John Bell

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Text Information

First Line: Great, and high, and holy Lord
Author: John Bell
Refrain First Line: Raise, raise the ensign far
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #10183
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #10183

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