When thou comest in thy kingdom

When thou comest in thy kingdom

Author: William A. Ogden
Tune: [When Thou comest in Thy kingdom]
Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. When thou comest in Thy kingdom,
Jesus, Lord, remember me,
Thus the penitent thief entreated
Christ, the Lord, on Calvary.

Chorus:
Never in vain, never in vain,
Faith inspire this wonderful strain.
When thou comest in Thy kingdom,
Jesus, Lord, remember me.

2. When thou comest in Thy kingdom,
Sinful tho' my heart may be,
Like the penitent thief I pray Thee,
Jesus, Lord, remember me. [Chorus]

3. When thou comest in Thy kingdom,
Mounting upward to the skies,
Like the penitent thief, I pray to
Be with Thee in Paradise. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #886

Author: William A. Ogden

William A. Ogden, 1841-1897 Born: Oc­to­ber 10, 1841, Frank­lin Coun­ty, Ohio. Died: Oc­to­ber 14, 1897, To­le­do, Ohio. When Ogden was six years old, his fam­i­ly moved to In­di­a­na. He began stu­dy­ing mu­sic in lo­cal sing­ing schools at age 8, and could read church mu­sic fair­ly well by age 10. A lit­tle la­ter, he could write a mel­o­dy by hear­ing it sung or played. When he was 18, he be­came a chor­ist­er in his home church. At the out­break of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, Og­den en­list­ed in the 30th In­di­a­na Vol­un­teer In­fant­ry. Duri­ng the war he or­gan­ized a male choir, which be­came well known throug­hout the Ar­my of the Cum­ber­land. After the war, Og­den r… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When thou comest in thy kingdom
Author: William A. Ogden
Refrain First Line: Never in vain, faith inspires
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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The International Lesson Hymnal #180

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1324

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