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By the Sea of Crystal

Scripture References

Confessions and Statements of Faith References

Further Reflections on Confessions and Statements of Faith References

“With the whole creation we join the song: ‘Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!’” (Our World Belongs to God, paragraph 58)

Tune Information

Name
CRYSTAL
Key
G Major or modal
Meter
6.5.6.5 D

Recordings

Musical Suggestion

The doxological character of this hymn suggests a triumphant, march-like tempo. Song leaders should be aware that stanzas 2 and 3 are actually one thematic unit. One way to achieve this unity is to play from stanza 2 to 3 without pause.
(from Reformed Worship, Issue 34)
— Randall D. Engle

Hymn Story/Background

— Bert Polman

Author Information

— Bert Polman

Composer Information

— Bert Polman
Hymnary.org does not have a score for this hymn.