Jesus, our triumphant Head

Jesus, our triumphant Head

Author: Joseph Hart
Tune: UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Published in 28 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus our triumphant head,
Risen victorious from the dead;
To the realms of glory's gone
To ascend his rightful throne.

2 Cherubs on the conquerer gaze:
Seraphs glow with brighter blaze;
Each bright order of the sky,
Hail him as he passes by!

3 Saints the glorious triumph meet;
See their garments at his feet!
By his fears his toils, are viewed,
And his garments rolled in blood!

4 Heaven it king congratulates;
Opens wide their golden gates;
Angels, songs of victory sing,
All the blissful regions ring!

5 Sinners join the heavenly pow'rs,
For redemption all is ours;
None but burdened sinners prove,
Blood bought pardon, dying love.

6 Hail! thou dear, thou worthy Lord!
Holy Lamb! incarnate word!
Hail! thou suffering Son of God!
Take the trophies of thy blood.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

Author: Joseph Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, our triumphant Head
Author: Joseph Hart
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #244

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #270

Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. 4th ed. #d147

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d372

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #193

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #152

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #152

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Hymns: composed on various subjects (4th ed., Rev. and Corr.) #143

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #152

Selections from the Book of Worship with Tunes #d42

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The Book of Worship #94

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