Zion, At Thy Shining Gates

Zion, at thy shining gates

Author: Benjamin H. Kennedy
Published in 14 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Zion, at your shining gates,
See, the King of glory waits;
Haste your monarch now to greet,
Spread your palms before his feet.

2 [Text copyrigthed]

3 Come and give us peace within,
Loose us from the bands of sin,
Take away the heavy weight
Laid on us by greed and hate.

4 Give us grace your yoke to wear,
Give us strength your cross to bear,
Make us yours in deed and word,
Yours in heart and life, O Lord.

5 So when you shall come again,
Lord of angels and of men,
We with all your saints shall sing
Loud hosannas to our King.

Source: Christian Worship (2008): supplement #701

Author: Benjamin H. Kennedy

Kennedy, Benjamin Hall, D.D., son of the Rev. Raun Kennedy, sometime Incumbent of St. Paul's, Birmingham, and editor of A Church of England Psalm-Book, &c, 1821 (12th ed. 1848), was born at Summer Hill, near Birmingham, Nov. 6, 1804, and educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham; Shrewsbury School; and St. John's College, Cambridge. He graduated B.A. in 1827 (First Class Classical Tripos and First Chancellor's Medallist). He was Fellow of his College 1828-36; Head Master of Shrewsbury School, 1836-66; and Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Cambridge and Canon of Ely , 1867. Dr. Kennedy took Holy Orders in 1829, and was for some time Prebendaiy in Lichfield Cathedral and Rector of West Felton, Salop. He was elected Hon. Fellow… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Zion, at thy shining gates
Title: Zion, At Thy Shining Gates
Author: Benjamin H. Kennedy
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain





From Blumenthal's piano piece "Les Deux Anges," Opus 8, adapted as a hymn tune by Frederic W. Root.

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Christian Worship (2008) #701

Rejoice in God #8


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