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Thy kingdom come, the heathen lands

Thy kingdom come, the heathen lands

Author: Emily Taylor
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

“Thy kingdom come!” The heathen lands,
In error sunk, Thy presence crave;
And victims bound by tyrant hands
Implore Thee, Father, come and save!

“Thy kingdom come!” Each troubled mind
In doubt and darkness calls for Thee;
For Thou hast eyes to give the blind,
And strength to set the captive free.

Thy reign of peace and love begin!
Too oft the Christian’s sacred name
Is stained by wrath and shamed by sin;
O, come, assert the gospel’s claim!

O, never in that righteous cause
Our hearts be slow, our voices dumb;
Upon the glorious theme we pause,
And fervent pray, “Thy kingdom come!”

Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #171

Author: Emily Taylor

Taylor, Emily, born 1795, was the daughter of Samuel Taylor, of New Buckenham, Norfolk, niece of John Taylor, of Norwich, the hymnwriter, and great grand-daughter of Dr. John Taylor, the Hebraist. Miss Taylor was the writer of numerous tales for children, chiefly historical, and of various books of instruction, and of descriptive natural history. Amongst her publications are:— (1) Letters to a Child on Maritime Discovery, 1820; (2) Vision of Las Casas, and other Poems, 1825; (3) Poetical Illustrations of Passages of Scripture, 1826 ; (4) Tales of the Saxons, 1832; (5) Tales of the English, 1833; (6) Memoir of Sir T. More, 1834; (7) The Boy and the Birds, 1835. She also edited Sabbath Recreations, 1826; and Flowers and Fruit in Old Englis… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thy kingdom come, the heathen lands
Author: Emily Taylor



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #171

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #171

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Hymns of the Spirit #686

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The Gospel Psalmist #750

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