Lord, thy church hath seen thee rise

Lord, thy church hath seen thee rise

Author: William Goode
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1. Lord, Thy Church hath seen Thee rise,
To Thy temple in the skies;
God, my Savior! God, my King!
Still Thy ransomed round Thee sing.

2. When, in glories all divine,
Through the earth Thy Church shall shine,
Kings, in prayer and praise, shall wait,
Bending at Thy temple’s gate.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4039

Author: William Goode

Goode, William, M.A., born in Buckingham, April 2, 1762, and received his early education, first in that town, and then under the care of the Rev. T. Bull, a Dissenting minister, at Newport Pagnel. Having a strong inclination for Holy Orders, he left the business in which he was engaged with his father, and, in 1780, entered Magdalen Hall, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. in 1784, and M.A., 1787. On taking Holy Orders in 1786, he became curate of Abbots Langley, Herts; then of St. Ann's, Blackfriars, and subsequently rector of the latter parish, adding thereto one or two lectureships. He died April 15, 1816. Mr. Goode's interest in foreign mission work was very earnest, and took a practical turn in assisting to found the Church Missionary So… Go to person page >

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Author: William Goode



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