主十字架是我誇耀 (In the cross of Christ I glory)

主十字架是我誇耀 (Zhǔ shízìjià shì wǒ kuāyào)

Author: John Bowring
Tune: RATHBUN
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: John Bowring

James Bowring was born at Exeter, in 1792. He possessed at an early age a remarkable power of attaining languages, and acquired some reputation by his metrical translations of foreign poems. He became editor of "The Westminster Review" in 1825, and was elected to Parliament in 1835. In 1849, he was appointed Consul at Canton, and in 1854, was made Governor of Hong Kong, and received the honour of knighthood. He is the author of some important works on politics and travel, and is the recipient of several testimonials from foreign governments and societies. His poems and hymns have also added to his reputation. His "Matins and Vespers" have passed through many editions. In religion he is a Unitarian. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charl… Go to person page >

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First Line: 主十字架是我誇耀 (Zhǔ shízìjià shì wǒ kuāyào)
Title: 主十字架是我誇耀 (In the cross of Christ I glory)
English Title: In the cross of Christ I glory
Author: John Bowring
Language: Chinese

Tune

RATHBUN

This story is associated with the writing of RATHBUN: One Sunday in 1849 Ithamar Conkey (b. Shutesbury, MA, 1815; d. Elizabeth, NJ, 1867) walked out of the morning service at Central Baptist Church, Norwich, Connecticut, where he was choir director and organist, frustrated because only one soprano f…

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Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #382

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