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A Doxology (Petursson)

Thou art, O Christ, the everlasting Son!

Author: H. Petursson; Translator: Charles Venn Pilcher
Published in 1 hymnal

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Thou art, O Christ, the everlasting Son!
Thou, by Thy Death, for sinful man a share
In Thy divine inheritance hast won,
And made him with Thyself, God's Son, co-heir,—
Thyself, the One Begotten of God's love!
Therefore let all the sons of men upraise
To Thee, God's Son, an anthem of high praise,
Through endless days, in earth and heaven above.

Author: H. Petursson

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Translator: Charles Venn Pilcher

Pilcher, Charles Venn. (Oxford, June 4, 1879--July 4, 1961, Sydney, Australia). Anglican. Grandnephew of Charlotte Elliott. Hertford College, Oxford, B.A., 1902; M.A., 1905; B.D., 1909; D.D., 1921. Curacies at Birmingham, 1903-1905; St. James, Toronto, 1910-1916; taught theology at Auckland Castle, England, 1905-1906, and at Wycliffe College, Toronto, 1916-1936. Elected coadjutor bishop of Sydney, Australia, at the instance of a former Wycliffe colleague, Archbishop Mowll. He composed hymn tunes and other music, and long played bass clarinet in the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Also, he translated and published much devotional material from Iceland, notably Iceland Christian Classics (1950). These side interests, like his hymn writing, merely… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou art, O Christ, the everlasting Son!
Title: A Doxology (Petursson)
Author: H. Petursson
Translator: Charles Venn Pilcher
Meter: 10.10.10.10 D
Language: English



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