We ask for donations here just twice a year, and this is one of those times. So, before you hit the "close" button on this box, would you consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Last month, our Hymnary website had almost 1 million visitors from around the world: people like you who love hymns. To serve our users well takes money, and we have limited sources of revenue. This fund drive is one such source.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below. From the entire Hymnary.org team, our grateful thanks.

Rise, Rise, My Soul

Rise, rise, my soul, in lofty adoration

Author: Wilson T. Hogue
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Rise, rise, my soul, in lofty adoration,
As soars the eagle in his lofty flight,
Mount to His throne in rapturous contemplation,
Who dwells for aye in realms of cloudless light,
Far, far above the din of earth ascending,
Fall at His feet and worship and adore;
With seraphs bright up on their Lord attending,
Laud thou Jehovah, blest forevermore.

2 Bring thou in love thy tribute of devotion,
Off’ring of incense fragrant, pure and sweet;
Moved by the pow’r of rapturous emotion,
Bring praises for the King of glory meet,
Thou whom, by sin brought under condemnation,
He hath redeemed thro’ His abounding grace;
Laud Him for aye who wro’t out thy salvation;
Lift to His throne unceasing songs of praise.

3 Vie thou, my soul, with Heav’n’s cherubic legions,
And with the seraphs bright before His throne;
Vie with the hosts of those supernal regions
In lofty hymns to make His glory known,
Weak though thou art, and lofty tho’ their station,
Thou hast a song that angels may not sing;
By Christ redeemed, who died for all the nations,
Lift thy “new song” and make His praises ring.

Source: Light and Life Songs No. 2 #112

Author: Wilson T. Hogue

Born: March 6, 1852, Lyndon, New York. Died: February 13, 1920, Springfield, Illinois. Buried: In the family plot at Franklinville, New York. Hogue was a bishop of the Free Methodist Church, and first president of Greenville College, Illinois. His works include: History of the Free Methodist Church/ Hymns That Are Immortal The Holy Spirit Old Time Methodist Class Meeting The First Day Sabbath (Chicago, Illinois: Free Methodist Publishing House, 1901) --www.hymntime.com/tch/… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Rise, rise, my soul, in lofty adoration
Title: Rise, Rise, My Soul
Author: Wilson T. Hogue
Language: English
Publication Date: 1914
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
TextAudioPage Scan

Light and Life Songs No. 2 #112


Light and Life Songs No. 4 #150

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.