Awake, and Sing

The Lord is in His holy temple, Wide as the world its portals stand

Author: Mary A. Lathbury
Tune: [The Lord is in His holy temple] (Bartlett)
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The Lord is in His holy temple,
Wide as the world its portals stand,
To gather home His holy people
From every age, from every land.

Awake, and sing the song of triumph,
O ransom’d of the Lord, awake!
Come throng His gates with glad thanksgiving,
While earth and heav’n their silence break.

2 His star of promise shines above thee,
And lights thee to His temple gates;
And then, to greet Thy glad home-coming,
The King of heaven in patience waits. [Chorus]

3 Come home, come home! The Father calls thee,
And Christ the Shepherd bids thee come;
The tender lambs His arm shall gather,
His love their light, His heart their home. [Chorus]

Source: Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #22

Author: Mary A. Lathbury

Lathbury, Mary Ann, was born in Manchester, Ontario County, New York, Aug. 10, 1841. Miss Lathbury writes somewhat extensively for the American religious periodical press, and is well and favourably known (see the Century Magazine, Jan., 1885, p. 342). Of her hymns which have come into common use we have:— 1. Break Thou the bread of life. Communion with God. A "Study Song" for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, written in the summer of 1880. It is in Horder's (Eng.) Congregational Hymns, 1884. 2. Day is dying in the west. Evening. "Written at the request of the Rev. John H. Vincent, D.D., in the summer of 1880. It was a "Vesper Song," and has been frequently used in the responsive services of the Chautauqua Literary and Sc… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord is in His holy temple, Wide as the world its portals stand
Title: Awake, and Sing
Author: Mary A. Lathbury
Refrain First Line: Awake, and sing the song of triumph
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Biglow & Main's May Annual for 1877 #d4

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Gems of Song #22

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Good as Gold #10

Hymn Service No.2 #d98

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Hymns of Praise, with Tunes #7

Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d261

The Assembly Hymnal #d88

The Sunday School Serial No.1 #d23

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Westminster Sabbath School Hymnal, a collection of hymns and tunes for use in sabbath-schools and social meetings #16

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Winnowed Songs for Sunday Schools #17

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