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The Lord of life, with glory crowned

The Lord of life, with glory crowned

Author: Ralph Wardlaw
Tune: ROMBERG
Published in 21 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The Lord of life, with glory crowned,
On heav'n's exalted throne,
Forgets not those, for whom on earth
He heav'd His dying groan.

2 His greatness now no tongue of man
Or seraph bright can tell;
Yet still the chief of all His joys,
That souls are saved from hell.

3 For this He taught, and toiled, and bled;
For this His life was given;
For this He fought, and vanquished death;
For this He reigns in heav'n.

4 Join, all ye saints beneath the sky,
Your grateful praise to give;
Sing loud hosannas to His Name,
With whom you too shall live.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #100

Author: Ralph Wardlaw

Wardlaw, Ralph, D.D. This venerable and (in his generation) influential Scottish divine contributed twelve hymns to the praise of the Church Universal that are likely to live in a humble and useful way. As having so done, and besides edited several collections of hymns, he claims a place of honour in this work. Critically, and regarded as literature, his hymns have little of poetry in them; no "winged words" to lift the soul heavenward. They reflect simply and plainly the lights and shadows of everyday experiences of the spiritual life, rather than its etherialities and subtleties. His "Lift up to God the voice of praise " is the most widely known; and there is a certain inspiriting clangour about it when well sung; yet it is commonplace. H… Go to person page >

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First Line: The Lord of life, with glory crowned
Author: Ralph Wardlaw

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #170

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #170

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #170

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #99

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d331

Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. 4th ed. #d270

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #100

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #100

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #129

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #137

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Hymns selected from various authors #67

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #153

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Hymns, Selected and Original #153

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Hymns #153

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Hymns #153

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Hymns #153

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Hymns #153

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The Baptist Psalmody #191

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The Book of Worship #73

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d702

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