Jesus came, the heavens adoringAuthor: Godfrey Thring (1864)
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1 Jesus came, the heav'ns adoring,
Came with peace from realms on high;
Jesus came to win redemption,
Lowly came on earth to die;
Came in deep humility.
2 Jesus comes again in mercy
When our hearts are worn with care;
Jesus comes again in answer
To an earnest, heart-felt prayer;
Comes to save us from despair.
3 Jesus comes to hearts rejoicing,
Bringing news of sins forgiv'n;
Jesus comes with words of gladness,
Leading souls redeemed to heav'n.
Hope to all the world is giv'n.
4 Jesus comes in joy and sorrow,
Shares alike our hopes and fears;
Jesus comes, whate'er befalls us,
Cheers our hearts and dries our tears;
Comforts us in failing years.
Source: Lutheran Service Book #353
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Jesus came; the heavens adoring. G. Thring. [ Second Advent.] Published in Chope's Hymnal, 1864, No. 155, in 5 stanzas of 6 lines, and in the author's Hymns Congregational and Others, 1866, p. 9; his Hymns and Sacred Lyrics, 1874, p. 28; and his Collection, 1882. It has passed into numerous hymn-books in Great Britain and America, and is one of the most widely used of Prebendary Thring's compositions. In the American Baptist Praise Book, 1871, it is given in an abridged form, beginning with stanza iii., "Jesus comes to souls rejoicing." The text is slightly modified throughout.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 13 of 13)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #26||Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring||Jesus came, the heav'ns adoring||SIEH, HIER BIN ICH, EHRENKÖNIG||Godfrey Thring||87 87 87||1993||Advent ||
|Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #130||Jesus came--the heavens adoring||Jesus came--the heavens adoring||2000|
|Common Praise (1998) #97||Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring||Jesus came, the heavens adoring||TANTUM ERGO (ST. THOMAS)||Godfrey Thring (1823-1903)||87 87 87||Daniel 7:1-3; Daniel 7:9-10; Daniel 7:13-18; Matthew 24:29-44; Mark 13:24-37; John 20:19-31; 1 Corinthians 4:1-5; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Hebrews 9:24-28; James 5:13-20; Revelation 1:4-8||1998||Advent | ; Salvation/Redemption ||
|Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #89||Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring||Jesus came, the heav'ns adoring||SIEH, HIER BIN ICH||G. Thring, 1823-1903||87 87 87||1996||Jesus, The Coming King | ; Advent 1 ||
|Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #454||Jesus came, adored by angels||Jesus came, adored by angels||LOWRY||Godfrey Thring, 1823-1903||87. 87. 87||1985|
|Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #195a||Jesus came — the heavens adoring||Jesus came — the heavens adoring||PICARDY||G. Thring (1823-1903)||8 7 8 7 8 7||1987||Advent 1 | The Advent Hope; God, Saviour | Returning and Triumphant|
|Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #195b||Jesus came — the heavens adoring||Jesus came — the heavens adoring||RHUDDLAN||G. Thring (1823-1903)||8 7 8 7 8 7||1987||Advent 1 | The Advent Hope; God, Saviour | Returning and Triumphant|
|Lutheran Service Book #353||Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring||Jesus came, the heav'ns adoring,||SIEH, HIER BIN ICH||Godfrey Thring, 1823-1903||87 87 87||Zechariah 9:9; Luke 2:14; John 14:18; Matthew 25:31-34||2006||End Times ||
|Small Church Music #1709||Sieh, Hier Bin Ich||Jesus came, the Heavens adoring||SIEH, HIER BIN ICH||Godfrey Thring||126.96.36.199.8.7|
|Small Church Music #4681||Lowry||Jesus came, adored by angels||LOWRY||Godfrey Thring|
|The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #140||Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring||Jesus came, the heav'ns adoring||REGENT SQUARE||Godfrey Thring, 1823-1903||188.8.131.52.8.7.||Luke 21:27-28; John 14:1-3; John 14:18||1996||Advent | Coming; Jesus Christ | Redeemer; Second Advent | ; Descants ||
|The Cyber Hymnal #3219||Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring||Jesus came, the heav'ns adoring||LAUDA ANIMA||Godfrey Thring||87.87.87|
|The Worshiping Church #194||Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring||Jesus came, the heavens adoring||LAUDA ANIMA||Godfrey Thring||184.108.40.206.8.7.||Philippians 2:11; Philippians 2:7-8; John 10:10; Luke 19:10; Revelation 1:7||1990||Jesus Christ | Self-humiliation|