Jesus, royal Jesus

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1 Jesus! Royal Jesus!
Son of God most high,
Saviour meek and lowly,
Riding forth to die!
On a colt Thou sittest,
While the people sing,
"Glory in the Highest,
Blessed by the King!"

2 Tell we forth Thy praises,
Palms in triumph wave;
Blessing, with hosannas,
Whome we hail to save.
We with hearts and voices
Honour Thee with them
Who Thy footsteps welcomed
To Jerusalem.

3 Soon will these, O Jesus!
Raise the Cross on high,
And the crowd, so faithless,
Shout "Him crucify."
Dearest Lord, increase us
With Thy perfect love,
That through all temptations,
We may faithful prove.

4 Grant us Thee to follow,
And Thy Cross to bear,
So Thy Resurrection
We at last may share;
So that we may praise Thee
On Thy Heavenly Throne,
Who art, with the Father,
And the Spirit, One!

Amen.

Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #71

Author: Claudia Frances Hernaman

Hernaman, Claudia Frances, née Ibotson, daughter of W. H. Ibotson, sometime Vicar of Edwinstowe, Notts, was born at Addlestone, Surrey, Oct. 19, 1838, and married Sept. 1858, to the Rev. J. W. D. Hernaman, one of H. M. Inspectors of Schools. Mrs. Hernaman has composed more than 150 hymns, a great proportion of which are for children, and also some translations from the Latin. Her publications include:— (1) The Child's Book of Praise; A Manual of Devotion in Simple Verse by C. F. H. Edited by the Rev. James Skinner, M.A., &c, 1873 ; (2) The Story of the Resurrection 1879; (3) Christmas Story, 1881; (4) Christmas Carols for Children, 1st series, 1884; 2nd series, 1885; (5) The Way of the Cross, a Metrical Litany, 1885; (6) Hymns for the S… Go to person page >

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