The glory He had with the Father

The glory He had with the Father

Author: Eden R. Latta
Tune: [The glory He had with the Father]
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1 The glory He had with the Father,
Ere earth a beginning had known,
He left for the sake of poor sinners,
And suffered for them to atone!
He bore the temptations of Satan!
Disciples forsook Him and fled!
He drank of the cup of our sorrow,
And tears of deep anguish He shed!

All hail to the blessed Redeemer!
He suffered our sorrow and pain!
All hail to the glorious Saviour!
The innocent Lamb that was slain!

2 Tho’ legions on legions of angels,
To vanquish His foes He could call,
He died on the cross to redeem them,
And fervently prayed for them all!
On Calvary’s mountain He offered
Himself as a ransom for me!
And dearer that spot to my spirit,
Than ever another can be! [Refrain]

3 More deep than a mother’s affection,
The love that the Saviour did show;
In yielding His heavenly glory
To suffer for sinners below!
I love to repeat the old story,
The story so often retold,
Of Jesus, who came as a ransom,
For those who were not of His fold! [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Jewels #8

Author: Eden R. Latta

Eden Reeder Latta, 1839-1915 Born: March 24, 1839, Haw Patch, In­di­a­na. Died: Dec 21, 1915, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Buried: City cem­e­tery, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Boyhood friend of Wil­liam A. Og­den, Lat­ta taught for a time in the pub­lic schools of Coles­burg, Io­wa. He wrote over 1,600 songs and hymns in his life­time. His works in­clude: The Ri­ver of Life (Bos­ton, Mass­a­chu­setts: Ol­iv­er Dit­son Com­pa­ny) Sources: Hall, pp. 173-75 Lyrics-- Away to the Woods Beautiful Robe and Crown Blessèd Be the Fount­ain Bright Glo­ry to Come Can Je­sus See and Hear? Come to Je­sus Green Past­ures He Is Ris­en I’m a Child of the King It Is… Go to person page >

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First Line: The glory He had with the Father
Author: Eden R. Latta
Refrain First Line: All hail to the blessed Redeemer
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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Gospel Jewels #8

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