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The great coronation day

There is a day of glory coming

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [There is a day of glory coming]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There is a day of glory coming,
In yonder fair and fadeless land,
When all the ransomed and the blood-washed,
Around the great white throne shall stand;
The golden crowns upon their foreheads,
They down before the King shall lay,
And crown Him King of kings to reign forever,
On that great coronation day.

“Crown Him King!”
The ransomed hosts will sing,
While the vast, unnumbered throng
of angels swell the mighty song
Crown Him King!
Homage bring!
He who died but lives
And salvation gives,
Is worthy all our adoration.
“Crown Him King!
Homage bring!”
At His pierced feet we our crowns shall lay
On that great coronation day.

2 Who else is worthy of our homage,
Who else could die to save the lost,
Who else would sacrifice His glory,
And pay the price redemption cost?
Who else should claim our adoration,
Who else our heavy debt could pay?
We’ll crown Him King of kings to reign forever,
On that great coronation day. [Refrain]

3 The multitudes from ev’ry nation;
From ev’ry tribe and ev’ry tongue,
The many million martyred heroes,
Whose praises we have often sung,
Will swell the anthems of the ages
In praise to Him who lives for aye,—
Then we shall crown Him King to reign forever,
On that great coronation day. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #191

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a day of glory coming
Title: The great coronation day
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: Crown him King, the ransomed hosts will sing



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Alexander's Gospel Songs and Solos #d104
Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #191TextAudioPage Scan
Tabernacle Choir #d57