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Riches in Glory!

Riches in glory, O what a thought

Author: Mrs. F. G. Burroughs
Tune: [Riches in glory, O what a thought]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Riches in glory, O what a thought!
Jesus’ own blood this wealth for us bought;
He became poor so we might be made
Heirs to the joy that never will fade.

Riches in glory! riches in glory!
Riches in glory to meet ev’ry need;
Riches in glory! riches in glory!
Royal supply our wants to exceed.

2 Riches in glory, O what a store!
Treasures the soul can never deplore;
E’en while we bear the cross and its shame,
Riches in glory gladly we claim. [Refrain]

3 Riches in glory for you and me,
What a delight the visions we see!
Pilgrims today as strangers we’re known,
While unto God we’re heirs to a throne. [Refrain]

4 Riches in glory faith hath bro’t night,
E’en now we boast the portion on high,
Blessed this taste of all that shall be,
When in his beauty Jesus we see. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Praise and Salvation #110

Author: Mrs. F. G. Burroughs

F. G. Burroughs was born in 1856 (nee Ophelia G. Browning) was the daughter of William Garretson Browning, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and Susan Rebecca Webb Browning. She married Thomas E. Burroughs in 1884. He died in 1904. She married Arthur Prince Adams, in 1905. He was a minister. Her poem, "Unanswered yet" which was written in 1879, was published in the The Christian Standard in 1880 with the name F. G. Browning. She also wrote under the name of Ophelia G. Adams and Mrs. T. E. Burroughs. Dianne Shapiro from The Literary Digest, July 29, 1899., The Register, Pine Plains, NY, October 24, 1884, Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, Middleton, Conn. 1921 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Riches in glory, O what a thought
Title: Riches in Glory!
Author: Mrs. F. G. Burroughs
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Riches in glory! riches in glory!
Publication Date: 1899
Copyright: Public Domain



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Songs of Praise and Salvation #110

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