Ancient of days, Who sittest, throned in gloryAuthor: William Croswell Doane (1886)
Tune: ANCIENT OF DAYS (Jeffery)
Published in 174 hymnals
1 Ancient of days, Who sittest, throned in glory;
To Thee all knees are bent, all voices pray;
Thy love has blest the wide world's wondrous story,
With light and life since Eden's dawning day.
2 O Holy Father, who hast lead Thy children,
In all the ages, with the Fire and Cloud,
Through seas dry-shod; through weary wastes bewildering;
To Thee, in reverent love, our hearts are bowed.
3 O Holy Jesus, Prince of Peace and Saviour,
To Thee we owe the peace that still prevails,
Stilling the rude wills of men's wild behaviour,
And calming passion's fierce and stormy gales.
4 O Holy Ghost, the Lord and the Life-giver,
Thine is the quickening power that gives increase:
From Thee have flowed, as from a precious river,
Our plenty, wealth, prosperity, and peace.
5 O Triune God, with heart and voice adoring,
Praise we the goodness that doth crown our days;
Pray we, that Thou wilt hear us, still imploring
Thy love and favor, kept to us always.
The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892
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|Instances (2)||First Line||Text Title||Refrain First Line||Authors||Composers||Meter||Scripture||Tune Title||Tune Key||Incipit||Languages||Publication Date|
|Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #363||Ancient of Days, who sittest throned in glory||William Croswell Doane , 1832-1913||Alec Wyton, b. 1921||126.96.36.199||COBURN||D Major||English||1985|
|Rejoice in the Lord #621||Ancient of Days, who sittest throned in glory||Ancient of Days||George W. Doane||Eric Shave||188.8.131.52||Daniel 7:9; Daniel 7:22; Exodus 15:2; Exodus 40:38||EASTWOOD||A Flat Major||English||1985|