1. Holy, Holy, Holy! God of grace and glory!
Unto everlasting days our song shall rise to Thee;
Holy, Holy, Holy! merciful and mighty!
God revealed in Jesus, sacred mystery.
2. Holy, holy Father, we Thy sons adore Thee:
He, who in Thy bosom dwells, declares to us Thy name;
All Thy love He showed us, now as sons before Thee,
Find we our portion, holy, without blame.
3. Jesus, blessèd Savior, Son of God most holy,
Equal with the Father in eternal might and love;
Down to earth Thou camest, humble, meek and lowly,
Dying, that we might live with Thee above.
4. Lord, we now behold thee, crowned with brightest glory!
Every knee must bow to Thee, own Thy supremacy;
Every tongue shall own Thee, every voice adore Thee,
Slain once, but now enthroned in majesty!
William Woldridge Fereday was born in England in 1863, was saved at 16 and almost immediately started to preach. He spent the whole of his life in the study and exposition of the Scripture of Truth and travelled extensively and spent a considerable time in Scotland and the continent of Europe. He was a faithful expositor of the Word of God. He knew no fear and never compromised for one moment, one could not help but love him.
He lived for many years in Rothesay, Scotland, and the last five years of his life at Machermore Eventide Home, Scotland, from where he went to be with the Lord at the age of 96. During the First World War, he lived in Berkenwell in a large country house. He was a "tea taster" by profession. Mr. Fereday was troubled… Go to person page >
The tune NICAEA is named after the Council of Nicaea (A.D. 325) at which church leaders began to formulate the doctrine of the Trinity to oppose the heresies of Arius. NICAEA is one of the finest tunes composed by John B. Dykes (PHH 147) and the only one of his many tunes that resembles the style of…