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Antiphon B (From the Office of Dawn)

Now let our souls ascend

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 1 hymnal

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Now let our souls ascend
The everlasting hills,
For thence the help of God
Comes to our heartfelt ills.

O Christ, with Thy right hand
Thou shalt sustain my soul;
And 'mong deceitful men
My wayward heart control.

From Thee renewal comes,
O Holy Ghost Divine;
With Father and with Son,
Co-equal power is Thine.

Hymns of the Holy Eastern Church, 1902

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1859, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Now let our souls ascend
Title: Antiphon B (From the Office of Dawn)
Greek Title: εἰς τὰ ὄρη ψυχὴ ἀρθῶμεν·
Translator: John Brownlie
Meter: 6.6.6.6
Source: Parakletike, p. 189
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