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Let the King of glory in

The flush of morn is on the mountains

Author: Flora L. Best Harris
Tune: [The flush of morn is on the mountains]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The flush of morn is on the mountains
To drive away the night of sin;
Lift up your heads, O hind'ring portals,
And let the King of Glory in!

Refrain:
He comes, he comes, the King of Glory,—
The light of life upon his brow.
Crown him ye nations, crown him! crown him!
The “King of kings,” behold him now.

2 The flush of morn is on the mountains,
And onward steals to farthest plain,
While valleys sing amid the dawning,—
“He comes whose right it is to reign!” [Refrain]

3 The desert flowers beneath his footstep,
And laughing waters leap to light,
The blind who sit in mourning midnight,
Receive from him eternal sight. [Refrain]

4 By all these signs the Conqueror cometh,
Tho’ powers of darkness strive to win;
Be lifted up, O gates, be lifted,
“The King of Glory shall come in.” [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #95

Author: Flora L. Best Harris

Birth: 1850, USA Death: Sep., 1909 Flora Lydia (Best) Harris was the daughter of Dr. David and Elizabeth (Lockart) Best. She was the 1st wife of Rev. Bishop Merriman Colbert Harris. He was a minister in the Pittsburgh Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. She was a writer and wrote on Japanese themes. In 1891 she translated the 10th century classic 'Tosa Niki' ('Diary or Log of a Journey From Tosa to Kyoto'). Mary Jane Haight-Eckert on Find A Grave web site Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The flush of morn is on the mountains
Title: Let the King of glory in
Author: Flora L. Best Harris
Refrain First Line: He comes, he comes, the King of glory

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Hymns of the Millennial Dawn #ad274

Hymns of the Millennial Dawn, with Music #d274

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Poems and Hymns of Dawn #282

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Sacred Trio #408

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Showers of Blessing #95

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The Sacred Trio #408

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