1 Jesus! exalted far on high,
To Whom a Name is given--
A Name surpassing every name,
That's known in earth or heaven!
2 Before whose throne shall every knee
Bow down with one accord;
Before Whose throne shall every tongue
Confess that Thou art Lord;
3 Jesus, Who in the form of God,
Didst equal honor claim,
Yet, to redeem our guilty souls,
Didst stoop to death and shame!
4 O may that mind in us be formed
Which shone so bright in Thee,
An humble, meek, and lowly mind,
From pride and envy free!.
5 May we to others stoop, and learn
To emulate Thy love;
So shall we bear Thine image here,
And share Thy throne above.
Source: Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #87
Jesus, exalted far on high. T. Cotterill. [Circumcision. The Holy Name, Jesus.] Published in the Uttoxeter Selection, 1805, and again in Cotterill's Selection of Psalms & Hymns, 1st edition, 1810, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines. It has attained to extensive use, and is usually given in an unaltered form, as in the Oxford edition of Mercer's Church Psalter & Hymn Book. In Kennedy, 1863, No. 605, “O Thou Who in the form of God," is an altered form of a part of this hymn, and begins with stanza iii.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)