The Lord is on his holy throne

The Lord is on his holy throne

Author: L. H. Sigourney
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 The Lord is on his holy throne,
He sits in kingly state;
Let those who for his favors seek,
In humble silence wait.

2 True prayer is not th' imposing sound
That clamorous lips repeat;
But the deep silence of a soul
That clasps Jehovah's feet.



Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #298

Author: L. H. Sigourney

Sigourney, Lydia, née Huntley. This distinguished name stood at the head of the female poets of America a generation ago, and is still well remembered. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1791, she conducted a school in the same town from 1809 to 1814, when she removed to Hartford, where she was married to Charles Sigourney in 1819. Most of her subsequent life was spent at Hartford, and she died there, June 10, 1865. Her first publication was Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse, 1815. This was followed by 58 additional works. A thorough exploration of these, or of such of them are poetical, would be necessary to trace her hymns with accuracy. They, however, are more numerous than important. Many have been used in the older collections; some are… Go to person page >

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Author: L. H. Sigourney

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