Joy and triumph everlastingTranslator: Robert Seymour Bridges; Author: Adam, de Saint-Victor
Tune: GENEVAN 42
Published in 10 hymnals
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1. Joy and triumph everlasting
Hath the heav’nly Church on high;
For that pure immortal gladness
All our feast days mourn and sigh:
Yet in death’s dark desert wild
Doth the mother aid her child;
Guards celestial thence attend us,
Stand in combat to defend us.
2. Here the world’s perpetual warfare
Holds from Heav’n the soul apart;
Legioned foes in shadowy terror
Vex the Sabbath of the heart.
O how happy that estate
Where delight doth not abate!
For that home the spirit yearneth,
Where none languisheth nor mourneth.
3. There the body hath no torment,
There the mind is free from care,
There is every voice rejoicing,
Every heart is loving there.
Angels in that city dwell;
Them their King delighteth well:
Still they joy and weary never,
More and more desiring ever.
4. There the seers and fathers holy,
There the prophets glorified,
All their doubts and darkness ended,
In the Light of Light abide.
There the saints, whose memories old
We in faithful hymns uphold,
Have forgot their bitter story
In the joy of Jesus’ glory.
Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3417
|Instances (1 - 3 of 3)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Small Church Music #2560||Bourgeois||Joy and triumph everlasting||BOURGEOIS||Adam, de Saint-Victor||220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168|
|The Cyber Hymnal #3417||Joy and Triumph Everlasting||Joy and triumph everlasting||BOURGEOIS||Adam of St. Victor; Robert S. Bridges||22.214.171.124||<cite>Yattendon Hymnal</cite>, 1899|
|The New English Hymnal #229||Joy and triumph everlasting||Joy and triumph everlasting||GENEVAN PSALM 42||Adam of St Victor; Robert Bridges, 1844-1930||87 87 77 88||1986||The Christian Year | Festivals and Other Holidays: General; Common of Saints | ; Funerals and The Departed | ; All Saints | November 1st||Latin Sequence|