God's temple crowns the holy mount

God's temple crowns the holy mount

Published in 17 hymnals

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1 God's temple crowns the holy mount,
The Lord there condescends to dwell:
His Sion's gates, in His account,
Our Israel's fairest tents excel:
Yea, glorious things of thee we sing,
O city of th' Almighty King!

2 O honour'd Sion we aver,
Illustrious throngs from her proceed;
The Almighty shall establish her,
And shall enroll her holy seed;
Yea, for His people He shall count
The children of His favour'd mount.

3 He'll Sion find with numbers fill'd
Who celebrate his matchless praise;
Who, here in hallelujahs skill'd,
In heaven their harps ahd hymns shall raise:
O Sion, seat of Israel's King,
Be mine to drink thy living spring!



Source: Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #193

Text Information

First Line: God's temple crowns the holy mount
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Source: Tate and Brady
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

[No change of times shall ever move]


ARNDELL


CREATION (Haydn)

The tune CREATION is taken from the chorus “The Heavens Are Telling” from the well known oratorio The Creation (1798) by Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809). Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his mus…

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A Collection of Sacred Song: being an eclectic compilation for the use of churches, families and schools... (2nd ed.) #79(P66)Page Scan
A Collection of Sacred Song: being an eclectic compilation for the use of churches, families, and boarding-schools... #79(P66)Page Scan
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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #193Page Scan
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #193Text
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America : Revised edition (1874) #193Page Scan
Selections from the Psalms of David in Metre: with hymns suited to the feasts and fasts of the church, and other occasions of public worship #66Page Scan
The Church Hymnal with Canticles #193Page Scan
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The Churchman's Hymn-Book, a Collection of Hymns Old and New, for Use in the Services of the Church #d131
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #733Page Scan
The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #193Page Scan
The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book: containing the psalms and hymns of the book of common prayer, together with a choice selection of additional hymns, and an appendix of chants and tunes... #S66Page Scan
The Psalms of David: with the Ten Commandments, Creed, Lord's Prayer, &c. in metre...for the use of the Reformed Protestant Dutch church of the city of New York #LXXXVIITextAudioPage Scan
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