Category Archives: Christopher Wordsworth

Hark! The Sound Of Holy Voices

Hark! the sound of holy voices, chanting at the crystal sea, Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Lord, to Thee; Multitude, which none can number, like the stars in glory stand Clothed in white apparel, holding palms of victory in their hand. Patriarch, … Continue reading

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See The Conqueror Mounts In Triumph

See, the conqueror mounts in triumph; see the king in royal state, Riding on the clouds, His chariot, to His heavenly palace gate. Hark! the choirs of angel voices joyful alleluias sing, And the portals high are lifted to receive … Continue reading

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Songs Of Thankfulness And Praise

Songs of thankfulness and praise, Jesus, Lord, to Thee we raise, Manifested by the star To the sages from afar; Branch of royal David’s stem In Thy birth at Bethlehem; Anthems be to Thee addressed, God in man made manifest. … Continue reading

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O Day of Rest and Gladness

O day of rest and gladness, O day of joy and light, O balm of care and sadness, most beautiful, most bright: On Thee, the high and lowly, through ages joined in tune, Sing holy, holy, holy, to the great … Continue reading

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