He Comes, The Royal Conqueror Comes

He comes, the royal conqueror comes

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 5 hymnals

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He comes, the royal conq'ror comes,
His legions fill the sky;
Angelic trumpets rend the tombs,
And loud, and loud proclaim him nigh.
Angelic trumpets red the tombs,
And loud proclaim him nigh.

Source: Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #108

Author: Philip Doddridge

Doddridge, Philip, D.D., was born in London, June 26, 1702. His grandfather was one of the ministers under the Commonwealth, who were ejected in 1662. His father was a London oilman. He was offered by the Duchess of Bedford an University training for ordination in the Church of England, but declined it. He entered Mr. Jennings's non-conformist seminary at Kibworth instead; preached his first sermon at Hinckley, to which Mr. Jennings had removed his academy. In 1723 he was chosen pastor at Kibworth. In 1725 he changed his residence to Market Harborough, still ministering at Kibworth. The settled work of his life as a preceptor and divine began in 1729, with his appointment to the Castle Hill Meeting at Northampton, and continued till in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: He comes, the royal conqueror comes
Title: He Comes, The Royal Conqueror Comes
Author: Philip Doddridge
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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