[Thou didst leave thy throne and thy kingly crown] (Sankey)

[Thou didst leave thy throne and thy kingly crown] (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1876)
Published in 18 hymnals


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Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to Newcastle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present. T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1876)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 13555 51332 17
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Thou didst leave thy throne

Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown,
When Thou camest to earth for me;
But in Bethlehem's home was there found no room
For Thy holy nativity.
O come to my heart, Lord Jesus,
There is room in my heart for Thee.

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Tú dejaste tu trono

إلى كلماتي اصغ يا سيدي

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