Let all together praise our God, upon

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1 Let all together praise our God
Upon his lofty throne,
For he uncloses heaven today
And gives to us his Son,
And gives to us his Son.

2 He lays aside his majesty
And seems as nothing worth,
And takes on him a servant's form,
Who made the heaven and earth,
Who made the heaven and earth.

3 Behold the wonderful exchange
Our Lord with us does make!
Lo, he assumes our flesh and blood,
And we of heaven partake,
And we of heaven partake.

4 The glorious gates of paradise
The angel guards no more;
This day again those gates unfold.
With praise our God adore,
With praise our God adore!

Amen.

Source: The Worshipbook: Services and Hymns #450

Author: Arthur T. Russell

Arthur Tozer Russell was born at Northampton, March 20, 1806. He entered S. John's College, Cambridge, in 1824, took the Hulsean Prize in 1825, and was afterwards elected to a scholarship. He was ordained Deacon in 1829, Priest in 1830, and the same year was appointed Vicar of Caxton. In 1852, he was preferred to the vicarage of Whaddon. In 1863, he removed to S. Thomas', Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, and in 1867, to Holy Trinity, Wellington, Salop. He is the editor and author of numerous publications, among them several volumes of hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, 1872.… Go to person page >

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Author: Arthur T. Russell

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