The eternal gifts of Christ the King The martyr's glorious deeds we sing

The eternal gifts of Christ the King The martyr's glorious deeds we sing

Author: St. Ambrose
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: St. Ambrose

Ambrosius (St. Ambrose), second son and third child of Ambrosius, Prefect of the Gauls, was born at Lyons, Aries, or Treves--probably the last--in 340 A.D. On the death of his father in 353 his mother removed to Rome with her three children. Ambrose went through the usual course of education, attaining considerable proficiency in Greek; and then entered the profession which his elder brother Satyrus had chosen, that of the law. In this he so distinguished himself that, after practising in the court of Probus, the Praetorian Prefect of Italy, he was, in 374, appointed Consular of Liguria and Aemilia. This office necessitated his residence in Milan. Not many months after, Auxentius, bishop of Milan, who had joined the Arian party, died; and m… Go to person page >

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First Line: The eternal gifts of Christ the King The martyr's glorious deeds we sing
Author: St. Ambrose
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Hymnal Version, 1940
Language: English
Publication Date: 1940
Copyright: Tr. Copyright The Church Pension Fund

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #233

Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #234

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