Captains of the saintly bandTranslator: H. W. Baker; Author: Jean-Baptiste de Santeul
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1 Captains of the saintly band,
Lights who lighten every land,
Princes who with Jesus dwell,
Judges of his Israel:
2 On the nations sunk in night
Ye have shed the Gospel light;
Sin and error flee away;
Truth reveals the promised day.
3 Not by warrior’s spear and sword,
Not by art of human word,
Preaching but the Cross of shame,
Rebel hearts for Christ ye tame.
4 Earth, that long in sin and pain
Groaned in Satan’s deadly chain,
Now to serve its God is free
In the law of liberty.
5 Distant lands with one acclaim
Tell the honor of your name,
Who, wherever man has trod,
Teach the mysteries of God.
6 Glory to the Three in One
While eternal ages run,
Who from deepest shades of night
Called us to his glorious light.
Source: The New English Hymnal #215
|First Line:||Captains of the saintly band|
|Latin Title:||Caelestis aulae principes|
|Translator:||H. W. Baker|
|Author:||Jean-Baptiste de Santeul|
|Instances (1 - 7 of 7)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #212||Captains of the saintly band||Captains of the saintly band||UNIVERSITY COLLEGE||Jean de Santeul, 1630-1697; H. W. Baker, 1821-1877||77 77||1 Corinthians 1:23; 1 Corinthians 2:1-2; 1 Peter 2:9; 2 Corinthians 10:35; Acts 26:17-18; James 1:25; Philippians 2:15||2000||Saints | ; Proper 5 | Year C; Second Sunday Before Advent | Year A|
|Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #93||Captains of the saintly band||Captains of the saintly band||2000|
|Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #299||Captains of the saintly band||Captains of the saintly band||77 77||1983|
|Small Church Music #583||Vienna||Captain of the saintly band||VIENNA||Jean-Baptiste de Santeul||126.96.36.199|
|Small Church Music #5124||Harts||Captains of the saintly band||HARTS||Jean-Baptiste de Santeul||188.8.131.52|
|The Cyber Hymnal #748||Captains of the Saintly Band||Captains of the saintly band||UNIVERSITY COLLEGE||Jean de Santeüil; Henry W. Baker||77.77||Translation in <cite>Hymns Ancient and Modern</cite>, 1861; <cite>Cluniac Breviary</cite>, 1686|
|The New English Hymnal #215||Captains of the saintly band||Captains of the saintly band||HARTS||J. B. de Santeuil, 1630-97; H. W. Baker, 1821-77||77 77||1986||The Christian Year | Festivals and Other Holidays: General; Apostles and Evangelists |||Latin|