Tis Good, Lord, to Be Here

Tis good, Lord, to be here

Author: J. Armitage Robinson
Published in 48 hymnals

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1 'Tis good, Lord, to be here!
Your glory fills the night;
Your face and garments, like the sun,
Shine with unborrowed light.

2 'Tis good, Lord, to be here,
Your beauty to behold,
Where Moses and Elijah stand,
Your messengers of old.

3 Fulfiller of the past!
Promise of things to be!
We hail your body glorified,
And our redemption see.

4 Before we taste of death,
We see your kingdom come;
Before us keep your vision bright,
And make this place our home.

5 'Tis good, Lord, to be here!
Yet we may not remain;
But since you bid us leave the mount,
Come with us to the plain.

Source: One in Faith #430

Author: J. Armitage Robinson

Robinson, Joseph Armitage, D.D., Dean of Westminster since 1902, of Christ College, Camb. (B.A. 1881, M.A. 1884, D.D. 1896), sometime Fellow of his College, Norrisian Prof, of Div., Camb., Rector of St. Marg., Westminster, and Canon of Westminster, &c.,is only slightly associated with hymnology. His hymn, "'Tis good, Lord, to be here" (Transfiguration), was written c. 1890. It was included in the 1904 edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern, and supplies a long-felt want with respect to hymns on the Trans¬figuration. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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Moravian Book of Worship #326

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One in Faith #430

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Santo, Santo, Santo #133

The Covenant Hymnal #210

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The Cyber Hymnal #6562

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