O Christ, our joy, to whom is given

O Christ, our joy, to whom is given

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Representative Text

1. O Christ, our joy, to whom is giv’n
A throne o’er all the thrones of Heav’n,
In Thee, whose hand all things obey,
The world’s vain pleasures pass away.

2. So, suppliants here, we seek to win
Thy pardon for Thy people’s sin,
That, by Thine all prevailing grace,
Uplifted, we may seek Thy face.

3. And when, all Heav’n beneath Thee bowed,
Thou com’st to judgment throned in cloud,
Then from our guilt wash out the stain
And give us our lost crowns again.

4. Be Thou our joy and strong defense,
Who art our future recompense:
So shall the light that springs from Thee
Be ours through all eternity.

5. O risen, ascended Lord,
All praise to Thee let earth accord,
Who art, while endless ages run,
With Father and with Spirit One.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4747

Text Information

First Line: O Christ, our joy, to whom is given

Tune

DEUS TUORUM MILITUM

DEUS TUORUM MILITUM (sometimes called GRENOBLE) was published in France in the 1753 Grenoble Antiphoner as a setting for the text "Deus tuorum militum" (“The God of Your Soldiers”). One of the finest French diocesan tunes from the eighteenth century, it represents a departure in Roman Catholic h…

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WARRINGTON

WARRINGTON was composed by Ralph Harrison (b. Chinley, Derbyshire, England, 1748; d. Manchester, Lancashire, England, 1810) and published in his collection of psalm tunes, Sacred Harmony (1784). The tune's rising inflections help to accent words such as erotic (probably the only time this word has b…

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AETERNE REX ALTISSIME


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The Cyber Hymnal #4747
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The Cyber Hymnal #4747

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