On Zion's Glorious Summit

On Zion's glorious summit stood, A numerous host, redeemed by blood

Author: John Kent
Tune: ST. LOUIS (Skene)
Published in 45 hymnals

Author: John Kent

Kent, John, was born at Bideford, Devonshire, Dec. 1766, and died Nov. 15, 1843. As a working shipwright his opportunities for acquiring the education and polish necessary for the production of refined verse were naturally limited. His hymns are strongly worded, very earnest and simple, and intensely Calvinistic. A few were published in Samuel Reece's Collection, 1799. The first edition of his Collection of Original Gospel Hymns, was published in 1803, and the 10th edition, with "The Author's Experience," in verse, 264 hymns, 15 longer pieces, and a Life by his Son in 1861. The Calvinistic teaching so prominent in his hymns has restricted their use to a limited number of collections. The greatest use made of them in modern hymnbooks has bee… Go to person page >

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First Line: On Zion's glorious summit stood, A numerous host, redeemed by blood
Title: On Zion's Glorious Summit
Author: John Kent

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d600

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #565

A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d393

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d171

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d473

Association Songs No.1 #d126

Beautiful Songs of Zion, a Collection of New and Old Songs #d119

Bible School Echoes, and Sacred Hymns #d140

Children's Praise #d111

Christian Hymns #d225

Christian Hymns III #d280

Gloria in Excelsis #d535

Gloria in Excelsis #d327

Great Songs of the Church #d274

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Great Songs of the Church #246

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #433

Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d315

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #190

Old School Sonnets, or a Selection of Choice Hymns #d202

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 4th ed. #d156

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #S42

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S325

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #S42

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Sacred Selections for the Church: a collection of sacred selections featuring choice favorites old and new (57th ed) #664

The Centennial Hymnal #d305

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The Christian Church Hymnal #192

The Christian Hymn Book #d499

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d503

The Christian Hymnal #d525

The Christian Hymnist #d420

The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d432

The Gospel Call, Part Two. Rev. #d138

The Gospel Invitation #d61

The New Alphabetical Hymnal: Great Songs of the Church No. 2. 35th ed. #d307

The Praise Hymnal #d346

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