Thus we commemorate the day

Thus we commemorate the day

Author: Joseph Stennett
Published in 30 hymnals

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1 Thus we commemorate the day,
On which our dearest Lord was slain;
Thus we our pious homage pay,
Till he appears on earth again.

2 Come, great Redeemer, open wide
The curtains of the parting sky;
On a bright cloud in triumph ride,
And on th wind's swift pinions fly.

3 Come, King of kings, with thy bright train,
Cherubs, and seraphs, heavenly hosts;
Assume thy right, enlarge thy reign,
As far as earth extends her coasts.

4 Come, Lord, and where thy cross once stood,
There plant thy banner, fix thy throne;
Subdue the rebels by thy word,
And claim the nations for thy own.

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors, Supplementary for the use of Christians. 1st Ed., 1816

Author: Joseph Stennett

The author was a Baptist preacher in London, from 1690, to his death in 1713. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thus we commemorate the day
Author: Joseph Stennett
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #533

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d939

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #752

Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d105

Hymns for the Lord's Supper #d36

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Hymns for the Lords Supper: original and selected. (2nd ed.) #XXXVII

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d725

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d558

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #563

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1194

The Songs of Zion: or, The Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists #d188

The Southern Psalmist #d853

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d897

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