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The Sea of Glass

We stand upon the sea of glass

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [We stand upon the sea of glass]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Representative Text

1 We stand upon the sea of glass,
That’s mingled with Jehovah’s fire;
Our robes are white, our feet as brass,
We stand upon the foe’s empire.

We stand redeemed upon the sea,
And sound aloud the harps of God;
All glory, praise, dear Lamb, to Thee,
For Thou hast saved us by Thy blood.

2 We bow no more to gods of men,
We shout the vict’ry o’er the beast;
Yea, o’er his mark and o’er his name
We overcome through Jesus Christ. [Refrain]

3 Upon this bright and glowing place
Of heaven’s truth and burning love,
Our souls in glory ever reign,
With all the ransomed host above. [Refrain]

4 In sweet and pure unbroken peace,
Upon the sea we glide along;
Our hearts so full of holy bliss
Flow out in everlasting song. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We stand upon the sea of glass
Title: The Sea of Glass
Author: D. S. Warner
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We stand redeemed upon the sea



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Anthems from the Throne #17

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Echoes from Glory #193

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Select Hymns #385

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Songs of the Evening Light #94


Timeless Truths #77

Exclude 4 pre-1979 instances
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