Antiphon G (From the Office of Dawn)

When came the call to me

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

When came the call to me,
"To God's own house repair,"
Then I was filled with joy,
And sent to heaven my prayer.

Within the house of God
Are fearful wonders wrought;--
There a devouring flame
Burns every shameful thought.

Thou Spirit, Source of life,
To Thee all praise we give--
To Father and to Son,
In Whom all creatures live.

Hymns of the Holy Eastern Church, 1902

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1859, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When came the call to me
Title: Antiphon G (From the Office of Dawn)
Greek Title: ἐπὶ τοῖς εἰρηκόσι μοὶ·
Translator: John Brownlie
Meter: 6.6.6.6
Source: Parakletike, p. 189
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