1 Thou art gone up on high
To mansions in the skies;
And round Thy throne unceasingly
The songs of praise arise:
But we are lingering here,
With sin and care oppres'd;
Lord, send Thy promised Comforter,
And lead us to Thy rest.
2 Thou art gone up on high;
But Thou didst first come down,
Through earth's most bitter misery,
To pass unto Thy crown;
And girt with griefs and fears
Our onward course must be;
But only let that path of tears
Lead us at last to Thee.
3 Thou art gone up on high;
But Thou shalt come again,
With all the bright ones of the sky
Attendant in Thy train.
O by Thy saving power
So make us live and die,
That we may stand, in that dread hour
At Thy right hand on high.
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871
|First Line:||Thou art gone up on high To mansions in the skies|
|Title:||Thou art gone up on high|
|Author:||Emma Leslie Toke (1851)|
"Thou hast gone up on high! Triumphant o'er the grave, And captive led captivity, Thy ransomed ones to save. Thou hast gone up on high! Oh! help us to ascend, And there with Thee continually, In heart and spirit blend."This stanza is practically unknown to compilers, and is not in general use. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 3 of 3)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Small Church Music #5000||Old 25th||Thou art gone up on high||OLD 25TH||Emma Leslie Toke||184.108.40.206.D|
|The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #140||Thou, Lord, art gone on high||Thou, Lord, art gone on high||Emma Leslie Toke||2012|
|The Cyber Hymnal #6656||Thou Art Gone Up on High||Thou art gone up on high, to mansions in the skies||OLIVET (Dykes)||Emma L. Toke||SMD||<cite>Hymns for Public Worship</cite>, by the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, 1852|