Lord, When Your Glory I Shall See

Lord, when your glory I shall see

Author: Paul Gerhardt
Tune: WEDDING GLORY
Published in 1 hymnal

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Lord, when your glory I shall see
And taste your kingdom's pleasure,
Your blood my royal robe shall be,
My joy beyond all measure!
When I appear before your throne,
Your righteousness shall be my crown;
With these I need not hide me.
And there, in garments richly wrought,
As your own bride I shall be brought
To stand in joy beside you.

Source: Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #219

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Paul Gerhardt (b. GraEenhainichen, Saxony, Germany, 1607; d. Lubben, Germany, 1676), famous author of Lutheran evangelical hymns, studied theology and hymnody at the University of Wittenberg and then was a tutor in Berlin, where he became friends with Johann Crüger. He served the Lutheran parish of Mittenwalde near Berlin (1651-1657) and the great St. Nicholas' Church in Berlin (1657-1666). Friederich William, the Calvinist elector, had issued an edict that forbade the various Protestant groups to fight each other. Although Gerhardt did not want strife between the churches, he refused to comply with the edict because he thought it opposed the Lutheran "Formula of Concord," which con­demned some Calvinist doctrines. Consequently, he was re… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, when your glory I shall see
Title: Lord, When Your Glory I Shall See
Author: Paul Gerhardt
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7.8.8.7
Source: Translation from The Lutheran Hymnal

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Christian Worship #219

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