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To Christ The Lord!

To Christ the Lord! The incarnate Word!

Author: John S. B. Monsell
Tune: SELENA
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 To Christ the Lord! The incarnate Word!
Who left for us His Father’s throne,
Put off His crown, to earth came down,
And lived amongst us as our own,
The praises of our lives belong;
Accept, O Lord, both lives and song.

2 To Him who lay, as on this day,
Low in His manger bed on earth;
The holy Child who, undefiled,
Was born to give us second birth;
The praises of our lives belong;
Accept, O Lord, both lives and song.

3 His name be blest, who, from His rest,
Came down to suffer for us here,
Our sins to bear, our griefs to share,
To shed, and dry the mourner’s tear;
The praises of our lives belong;
Accept, O Lord, both lives and song.

4 Glory and love to God above
Be ever in the highest given,
Good will to men below, and then
Peace, endless peace, ’twixt earth and Heav’n;
The praises of our lives belong;
Accept, O Lord, both lives and song.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10700

Author: John S. B. Monsell

Monsell, John Samuel Bewley, L.L.D., son of Thomas Bewley Monsell, Archdeacon of Londonderry, was born at St. Columb's, Londonderry, March 2,1811, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin (B.A. 1832, LL.D. 1856). Taking Holy Orders in 1834, "he was successively Chaplain to Bishop Mant, Chancellor of the diocese of Connor, Rector of Ramoan, Vicar of Egham, diocese Worcester, and Rector of St. Nicholas's, Guildford. He died in consequence of a fall from the roof of his church, which was in the course of rebuilding, April 9, 1875. His prose works include Our New Vicar, 1867; The Winton Church Catechist, &c. His poetical works are:— (1) Hymns and Miscellaneous Poems, Dublin, W. Curry, Jun., & Co., 1837; (2) Parish Musings, or Devotional Poem… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To Christ the Lord! The incarnate Word!
Title: To Christ The Lord!
Author: John S. B. Monsell
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Source: Hymns of Love and Praise, 1863/66
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10700
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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