On wings of faith, mount up my soul, and rise

On wings of faith, mount up my soul, and rise

Author: Joseph Straphan
Published in 34 hymnals

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1 On wings of faith, mount up my soul and rise,
View thine inheritance beyond the skies.
Nor heart can think, nor mortal tongue can tell,
What endless pleasures in those mansions dwell
Here our Redeemer lives, all bright and glorious;
O'er sin and death and hell he reigns victorious.

2 No gnawing grief, no sad heart-rending pain,
In that blest country can admission gain;
No sorrow there, no soul-tormenting fear;
For God's own hand shall wipe the falling tear.
Here our Redeemer lives, all bright and glorious;
O'er sin and death and hell he reigns victorious.

3 Before the throne a crystal river glides;
Immortal verdure decks its cheerful sides;
Here the fair tree of life majestic rears
Its blooming head, and sov'reign virtue bears
Here our Redeemer lives, all bright and glorious;
O'er sin and death and hell he reigns victorious.

Source: A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #512

Author: Joseph Straphan

Straphan, Joseph. This author contributed 3 hymns to Rippon's Baptist Selection, 1787 (see p. 149, i.), viz.:—(1) "Blest is the man whose heart expands" (Education of the Young, (2) "On wings of faith mount up, my soul, and rise" (Heaven anticipated); and (3) "Our Father, Whose eternal sway" (Divine Worship). From No. 1 two centos have been taken:—(1) "Blest work the youthful mind to win," in several collections in Great Britain; and (2), "Delightful work, young souls to win," in use in America. Straphan's birth is given as 1757. From a hymn in the Gospel Magazine, we find that he resided at that time at Hanley. Further details are wanting. [Rev. W. R. Stephenson] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (190… Go to person page >

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First Line: On wings of faith, mount up my soul, and rise
Author: Joseph Straphan
Refrain First Line: Here our redeemer lives, all bright and glorious

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #512

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #512

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #512

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #483

A Selection of Hymns #d222

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #585

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d471

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #483

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #483

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #S139

General Baptist Hymn Book #d375

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d336

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Hymns for Christian Melody #829

Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d314

National Hymns #d96

Sacred Melodies #d23

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Select Hymns from Other Authors, Selected Harmony Together with Directions for Musical Expression. 2nd ed. #a99

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Select Hymns, The Third Part of Christian Psalmody. 3rd ed. #aa99

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Select Hymns #99

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1287

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The Baptist Psalmody #1271

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The Christian Harmonist #179

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The Lord's Songs #CLXXX

The Providence Selection of Hymns, Supplementary to Dr. Watts. #d192

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1303

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #D99

The Social Harp. Rev. #d292

The Social Harp #d242

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