My Lord, in glory reigning

My Lord, in glory reigning

Author: S. Baring-Gould
Tune: WALTHAM ABBEY
Published in 10 hymnals

Representative Text

1 My Lord, in glory reigning
Upon the glassy sea,
By Angel hosts surrounded,
Is thinking still of me.
My heart for joy is dancing,
My lamp I trim and clear,
The Bridegroom bides me enter
If I but persevere.

2 My Lord a land is ruling,
The land of pure delight,
Whence hate and might are banished,
And all is love and light,
What though my lot be lowly,
What though my way be drear;
'Tis mine, 'tis mine, that kingdom,
If I but persevere.

3 My Lord a home is building,
A mansion passing fair,
Of pearl and gold all burnished,
Of jewels, costly, rare;
A home where nothing lacketh,
Away with doubt, and fear!
'Tis mine, 'Tis mine, that mansion,
If I but persevere.

4 My Lord a song is teaching
The Angels choirs on high;
They strike their harps and cymbals,
And sound the psaltery.
A song to greet the wandered,
To Heaven's gate drawing near;
'Tis mine, 'tis mine, the welcome,
If I but persevere.

Amen.

Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #301

Author: S. Baring-Gould

Baring-Gould, Sabine, M.A., eldest son of Mr. Edward Baring-Gould, of Lew Trenchard, Devon, b. at Exeter, Jan. 28, 1834, and educated at Clare College, Cambridge, B.A. 1857, M.A. 1860. Taking Holy Orders in 1864, he held the curacy of Horbury, near Wakefield, until 1807, when he was preferred to the incumbency of Dalton, Yorks. In 1871 he became rector of East Mersea, Essex, and in 1881 rector of Lew Trenchard, Devon. His works are numerous, the most important of which are, Lives of the Saints, 15 vols., 1872-77; Curious Myths of the Middle Ages, 2 series, 1866-68; The Origin and Development of Religious Belief, 2 vols., 1869-1870; and various volumes of sermons. His hymns, original and translated, appeared in the Church Times; Hymns Ancien… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My Lord, in glory reigning
Author: S. Baring-Gould
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #300

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Alleluia #271

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Alleluia #271

Christian Hymnal #d310

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Hymns of Praise, with Tunes #121

Modern Festival Music, Book 3 #d6

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Our Song Book #29

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The Book of Common Praise #708

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The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #541

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Voices of Praise #301

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