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A Thousand Years

Lift up your heads, desponding pilgrims

Author: Horatius Bonar
Tune: [Lift up your heads, desponding pilgrims]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Horatius Bonar

Horatius Bonar was born at Edinburgh, in 1808. His education was obtained at the High School, and the University of his native city. He was ordained to the ministry, in 1837, and since then has been pastor at Kelso. In 1843, he joined the Free Church of Scotland. His reputation as a religious writer was first gained on the publication of the "Kelso Tracts," of which he was the author. He has also written many other prose works, some of which have had a very large circulation. Nor is he less favorably known as a religious poet and hymn-writer. The three series of "Hymns of Faith and Hope," have passed through several editions. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lift up your heads, desponding pilgrims
Title: A Thousand Years
Author: Horatius Bonar
Refrain First Line: Through endless years earth's coming glory
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Glory Bells #88

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Honey Out of the Rock #122

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Hymns of the Advent #198

Hymns of the Millennial Dawn #ad147

Hymns of the Millennial Dawn, with Music #d147

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Hymns of the Morning #198

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Poems and Hymns of Dawn #152

Second Advent Hymn Book #d50

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