Lo! What a Cloud of Witnesses

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1 Lo! what a cloud of witnesses
Encompass us around!
Men once like us with suffering tried,
But now with glory crown'd.

2 Let us, with zeal like theirs inspired,
Strive in the Christian race;
And, freed, from every weight of sin,
Their holy footsteps trace.

3 Behold a Witness nobler still,
Who trod affliction's path--
Jesus, the Author, Finisher,
Rewarder of our faith.

4 He, for the joy before Him set,
And moved by pitying love,
Endured the Cross, despised the shame,
And now He reigns above.

5 Thither, forgetting things behind,
Press we to God's right hand;
There, with the Saviour and His saints,
Triumphantly to stand.

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

Author: John Logan

Logan, John, son of a farmer, born at Fala, Midlothian, 1748, and educated at Edinburgh University, in due course entering the ministry of the Church of Scotland and becoming the minister of South Leith in 1770. During the time he held this charge he delivered a course of lectures on philosophy and history with much success. While he was thus engaged, the chair of Universal History in the University became vacant; but as a candidate he was unsuccessful. A tragedy, entitled Runnamede, followed. He offered it to the manager of Covent Garden Theatre, but it was interdicted by the Lord Chamberlain "upon suspicion of having a seditious tendency." It was subsequently acted in Edinburgh. In 1775 he formed one of the Committee by whom the Translati… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lo! what a cloud of witnesses
Title: Lo! What a Cloud of Witnesses
Author: John Logan
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Collection of Hymns for the Sanctuary. Rev.ed. with a Supplement #d48
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #267Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #192Page Scan
Book of Common Praise #d311
Church Choral-Book: containing tunes and hymns for congregational singing, and adapted to choirs and social worship #200Page Scan
Church Hymns and Services, Published under License of the Church Pension Fund #d130
Church Hymns and Tunes #455Page Scan
Church Hymns and Tunes for use in Baptist Churches #d287
Familiar Hymns with Music, New and Old, a Companion #d39
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #545TextPage Scan
Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #183Page Scan
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #808Page Scan
Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book with Accompanying Tunes (Second Edition) #218Page Scan
Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book: suited to the special seasons of the Christian year, and other occasions of public worship, as well as for use in the Sunday-school...With accompanying tunes #167Page Scan
Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book: with accompanying tunes #218Page Scan
Hymnal of the Reformed Episcopal Church #d61
Hymnal of the Reformed Episcopal Church, adopted in General Council, Chicago, May 1879 #d168
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #183Text
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America : Revised edition (1874) #183Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d82
Hymns for Youth #148Text
Hymns of the Church, Ancient and Modern: for the use of all who love to sing the praises of God in Christ, in the family, the school, or the church; with a discourse on music as a divine ordinance... #175Page Scan
Hymns of the Church: new and old #219Page Scan
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #212Page Scan
Hymns Recommended for use in the Reformed Episcopal Church #105Page Scan
Hymns suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church and Other Occasions of Public Worship ... approved by the Convention of 1826 #d96
Immanuel Hymnal #d250
Pentecostal Hymns No. 4, a winnowed collection for young people's societies, church prayer meetings, evangelistic services and Sunday schools #123Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #466Page Scan
Selections from the Psalms of David in Metre: with hymns suited to the feasts and fasts of the church, and other occasions of public worship #H212Page Scan
Small Church Music #3723Audio
Sweet Spices, for the Sunday School #d20
The American Hymnal #d306
The Baptist Standard Hymnal with Responsive Readings #413Page Scan
The Book of Common Praise #d324
The Book of Praise for Church, School, and Home: Selections from the Prayer Book and Hymnal #d92
The Book of Praise for Sunday Schools: Selections from the Revised Prayer Book and Hymnal #d92
The Camp Meeting Hymn Book: containing the most approved hymns and spiritual songs Used by the Methodist Connexion in the United States #80Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d554
The Church Hymn Book #d296
The Church Hymnal Revised: containing hymns approved and set forth by the general convetions of 1892 and 1916; together with hymns for the use of guilds and brotherhoods, and for special occastions #177Page Scan
The Church Hymnal with Canticles #183Page Scan
The Church Hymnal: a collection of hymns from the Prayer book hymnal, Additional hymns, and Hymns ancient and modern, and Hymns for church and home. For use in Churches where licensed by the Bishop #406Page Scan
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892. (Ed. B) #393aPage Scan
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892. (Ed. B) #393bTextPage Scan
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892... #393aPage Scan
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892... #393bPage Scan
The Churchman's Hymn-Book, a Collection of Hymns Old and New, for Use in the Services of the Church #d205
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #954Page Scan
The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America 1940 #569Page Scan
The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #393aTextPage Scan
The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #393bTextPage Scan
The Hymnal: as authorized and approved by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1916 #300TextPage Scan
The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the of our Lord 1892..with music, as used in Trinity Church #393Page Scan
The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #183Page Scan
The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book: containing the psalms and hymns of the book of common prayer, together with a choice selection of additional hymns, and an appendix of chants and tunes... #H212Page Scan
The Millennial Harp #d237
The Millennial Harp #d123
Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d129
Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d131
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #234Page Scan
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