The Palace of the King

When mid the music of the spheres

Author: Marian Froelich
Tune: [When 'mid the music of the spheres]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 When ‘mid the music of the spheres
I enter Canaan’s gate,
And all the joy of heav’n appears
Which ransomed ones await;
And when I’ve walked the golden streets,
And heard the angels sing,
That sight most grand to view I’ll crave—
The palace of the King.

2 O, fair the mansions of the blest,
The silver stream of life,
The gates of gems and glist’ning pearls;
The scenes with beauty rife!
But these are but the radiant glow,
And from God’s presence spring,
The source from whence heavn’s beauties flow—
The palace of the King.

3 O falt’ring tongue, how canst thou tell
The raptured ecstasy,
That wraps the soul in wond’ring spell
When from the world set free?
Ye cherubim and seraphim,
Your highest praises bring;
And fill with chant and psalm and hymn
The palace of the King.


Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #255

Author: Marian Froelich

Marian (or Marion) Froelich, 19th Century, was apparently the wife of organist and composer Gideon Froelich. Lyrics-- At Je­sus’ Feet Bring on the Vol­un­teers Cedars and the Pines, The Child of Beth­le­hem, The Christmas Morning Christmas Mu­sic Dare Ye to Stand? Day Is Break­ing, The Easter Af­ter Cal­va­ry Happy Greet­ings Bring­ing Glorious Re­sur­rect­ion Glory to Beth­le­hem God of the Sea­sons Good Ship Zi­on, The Kings of the Or­i­ent Led, Safe­ly Led Nature’s God, Cre­at­or Wise Old New Song, The Our Sab­bath School Press On and Ne­ver Fear Sail Not With­out the Mas­ter Send Out the Life-L… Go to person page >

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First Line: When mid the music of the spheres
Title: The Palace of the King
Author: Marian Froelich

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Jewels of Praise #6

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