Our Christ hath reached his heavenly seat

Our Christ hath reached his heavenly seat

Author: N. L. Frothingham
Published in 7 hymnals

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1 Our Christ hath reached his heavenly seat,
Through sorrows and through scars;
The golden lamps are at his feet,
And in his hand the stars.

2 O God of life, and truth, and grace,
Ere nature was begun!
Make welcome to our erring race
Thy Spirit and thy Son.

3 We hail the church, built high o'er all
The heathen's rage and scoff;
Thy providence its fenced wall,
The Lamb the light thereof.

4 Oh, may he walk among us here,
With his rebuke and love--
A brightness o'er this lower sphere,
A ray from worlds above!


Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #542

Author: N. L. Frothingham

Frothingham, Nathaniel Langdon, D.D., born at Boston July 23rd, 1793, and graduated at Harvard 1811, where he was also sometime Tutor. From 1815 to 1850 he was Pastor of the First Church (Unitarian), Boston, and subsequently attended as a worshipper the church where he had been 35 years minister till his sight and strength failed him. He died April 4th, 1870. His Metrical Pieces, in 2 volumes, were published in 1855 and 1870. 1. O God, Whose presence glows in all. Ordination. This was written in 1828 for the ordination of W. B. Lunt, New York. 2. We meditate the day . Installation. Written in 1835 for Mr. Lunt's installation at Quincy, Mass., as Co-pastor with Peter Whitney. 3. O Lord of life and truth and grace . Ordin… Go to person page >

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First Line: Our Christ hath reached his heavenly seat
Author: N. L. Frothingham

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Plymouth Collection #a437

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #437

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #437

The Book of Praise #d622

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The Christian Hymn Book #450

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The Gospel Psalmist #597

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The Voice of Praise #542

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