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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

Gerhardt, Paulus, son of Christian Gerhardt, burgomaster of Gräfenhaynichen, near Wittenberg, was born at Grafenhaynichen, Mar. 12, 1607. On January 2, 1628, he matriculated at the University of Wittenberg. In the registers of St. Mary's church, Wittenberg, his name appears as a godfather, on July 13, 1641, described still as "studiosus," and he seems to have remained in Wittenberg till at least the end of April, 1642. He appears to have gone to Berlin in 1642 or 1643, and was there for some time (certainly after 1648) a tutor in the house of the advocate Andreas Barthold, whose daughter (Anna Maria, b. May 19, 1622, d. March 5, 1668) became his wife in 1655. During this period he seems to have frequently preached in Berlin. He was appoint… 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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