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Jesus, in his heavenly glory

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1 Jesus in His heav'nly glory,
sits with God upon the throne;
noun more to be forsaken,
His humiliation gone.

2 Never more shall God, Jehovah,
smite the Shepherd with the sword;
ne'er again shall cruel sinners
set at nought our glorious Lord.

3 Dwelling in eternal sunshine
of the countenance of God,
Jesus fills all heaven with incense
of HIs reconciling blood.

4 On His heart our names are graven,
on His shoulders we are borne;
of our God beloved in Jesus,
we can love Him in return.

Source: Hymns to the Living God #188

Author: Robert C. Chapman

Robert Cleaver Chapman (1 April 1803 – 6 December 1902), known as the "apostle of Love", was a pastor, teacher and evangelist. Chapman was born in Helsingor, Denmark, in a wealthy Anglican merchant family from Whitby, Yorkshire. Robert was educated by his mother whilst the family was in Denmark and later at a boarding school in Yorkshire, after the return of the family to England. At the age of 15 Robert moved to London to work as an apprentice clerk in the legal profession. Robert completed his 5 year apprenticeship and became an attorney in 1823. In the same year he became a Christian after listening to the gospel preached by James Harrington Evans in a nonconformist chapel in London. He prospered in his career and also spirituall… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, in his heavenly glory
Author: Robert C. Chapman

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STUTTGART

STUTTGART was included in Psalmodia Sacra (1715), one of the most significant hymnals of the early sixteenth century [sic: eighteenth century]. Christian F. Witt (b. Altenburg, Germany, e. 1660; d. Altenburg, 1716) was an editor and compiler of that collection; about 100 (of the 774) tunes in that c…

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