Sing the triumphs of your conquering Head, and crucified King

Sing the triumphs of your conquering Head, and crucified King

Author: James Relly
Tune: VICTORS
Published in 6 hymnals

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Sing the triumphs of your conq'ring head,
Sing the triumphs of your conq'ring head, and crucified king.
His atchievements, when he vanquish'd all our enemies, we'll sing;
His atcheivements, when he vanquish'd all our enemies, we'll sing.

Most triumphant, great and glorious,
He from death and hell arose;
In him all his church victorious
Triumph'd o'er her dreadful foes.

High ascending 'midst angelic
Songs and sounds of trumpets loud,
In eternal triumphs leading
All the captives of his blood.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah,
Glory, glory glory, Lord be thine.

Source: Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #73

Author: James Relly

James Relly was born about 1722 at Jeffreston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, and died in 1778. He was converted to Christianity during the Great Awakening ushered in by George Whitefield. He worked under George Whitefield as a Calvinistic Methodist preacher and missionary. However, Whitefield and Relly separated ways over Relly's seemingly universalist teaching that all humanity was elect (i.e. saved) when Christ took the punishment for all sin when he died. He also departed from both the Calvinists and Methodists by taking the doctrine of Justification further, in teaching that believers no longer sin and the Law's sole purpose is to condemn humanity and point them to Christ. He was the mentor of John Murray, the founder of the Universalist Ch… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sing the triumphs of your conquering Head, and crucified King
Author: James Relly
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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