Still throned in heaven, to men in unbelief

Still throned in heaven, to men in unbelief

Author: William Bright
Tune: LUX VERA (Dykes)
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1 Still throned in heaven, to men in unbelief
Christ spreads his hands all day;
They scan his claims, give judgement cold and brief,
And fearless turn away.

2 Once more, O peerless mystery of grace,
Thy sweet appeal renew;
Light up dark minds, win souls to thine embrace,
High forts of doubt subdue.

3 Speak, till the sons of men with hearts unseared,
Led by that voice of thine,
Find thee each day more glorious, more endeared,
Christ human, Christ divine.

Source: The New English Hymnal #454

Author: William Bright

Bright, William, D.D., born at Doncaster, Dec. 14, 1824, and educated at University College, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. (first class in Lit. Hum.) in 1846, M.A. in 1849. In 1847 he was Johnson's Theological Scholar: and in 1848 he also obtained the Ellerton Theological Essay prize. He was elected Fellow in 1847, and subsequently became Tutor of his College. Taking Holy Orders in 1848, he was for some time Tutor at Trinity College, Glenalmond; but in 1859 he returned to Oxford, and in 1868 became Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Canon of Christ Church. His publications include:— (1) Ancient Collects, selected from various Rituals, 1857, 2nd ed., 1862; (2) History of the Church from the Edict of Milan to the Council of… Go to person page >

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First Line: Still throned in heaven, to men in unbelief
Author: William Bright
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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