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Upheld by Hope

Upheld by hope - a glorious hope

Author: E. May Grimes Crawford (1902)
Tune: BAKERSFIELD
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. Upheld by hope—a glorious hope
As days and years roll by;
The coming of our Lord and king
Is surely drawing nigh.

2. Upheld by hope all toil is sweet
With this glad thought in view,
The Master may appear tonight
To call His servants true.

3. Upheld by hope—that wondrous hope,
That I shall see His face,
And to His likeness be conformed
When I have run the race.

4. Upheld by hope in darkest days
Faith can the light descry:
The deepening glory in the east
Proclaims deliverance nigh!

5. Upheld by hope, Belovèd one,
I hear the Bridegroom say,
Awake! arise! go forth to meet
My chariot on its way.

6. Upheld by hope, how glad the heart!
My soul is on the wing!
E’en now His hand is on the door
He comes—my glorious king!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7039

Author: E. May Grimes Crawford

Emily May Grimes Crawford is described in the author index of the Book of Common Praise (Toronto, 1938) as a Canadian Anglican [as author of "The Master comes! He calls for thee], which she altogether was nor was not. The hymn was first published in London by the Church Missionary Society (CMS) in 1890, before Emily May Grimes had ever left her native England. In 1893, she went to South Africa under CMS sponsorship to work among the Pondo tribe; then, in 1904, she married T.W.W. Crawford, M.D., and went to work with him among the Kikuyu of Kenya. Her career thus far is outlined in Julian (1907), p. 1712. The mission station at which the bride arrived had indeed been started by the CMS, but had been turned over to the newly-formed mission… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Upheld by hope - a glorious hope
Title: Upheld by Hope
Author: E. May Grimes Crawford (1902)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7039
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #12049
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #7039

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