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In the throne room

I entered the throne room where Jesus, my Lord

Author: Henry J. Zelley
Tune: [I entered the throne-room where Jesus, my Lord]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I entered the throne room where Jesus, my Lord,
Was waiting the captive to free;
He reached out His sceptre; He spake the glad word,
And cleansing and joy came to me.

O glory! O glory, what rapture is mine!
The King in His beauty I see;
I’m singing His praises since Jesus divine
Extended His sceptre to me.

2 I entered the throne room when burdened with care;
A load I had carried too long.
He reached out His sceptre; He answered my pray’r,
And sent my away with a song. [Refrain]

3 I entered the throne room when earth ties were riven,
And darkness had shrouded the day;
I touched the bright sceptre, and comfort was giv’n;
The shadows were driven away.

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #136

Author: Henry J. Zelley

Henry Jeffreys Zelley was born at Mt. Holly, NJ, on Mar. 15, 1859. Educated in the Mt. Holly public schools, at Pennington Seminary, and at Taylor University, where he earned his M. A., Ph. D., and D. D. degrees, he became a Methodist minister in 1882 and first served in the New Jersey Conference as a statistical secretary, treasurer, and trustee, becoming a promoter of the campmeeting movement. Noted for his evangelistic fervor, Zelley produced over 1500 poems, hymns, and gospel songs. One of his songs, "He Brought Me Out" with music by Henry L. Gilmour, appears in several denominational hymnals. Cyberhymnal also lists "When Israel Out of Bondage Came" or "He Rolled the Sea Away" with music by Gilmour too. Another of Zelley’s so… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I entered the throne room where Jesus, my Lord
Title: In the throne room
Author: Henry J. Zelley
Refrain First Line: O glory, O glory, what rapture is mine



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Exalted Praise #119

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Hymns of the Kingdom #99

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Redemption Songs #C9

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Uplifted Voices #136

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