Maker, Upholder, Ruler!--Thee
Let all that live adore,
Who art, and wast, and yet shalt be,
God blessed evermore.
Redeemer, Prophet, Priest, and King!
Appointed Judge of all!
Let ransom'd souls Thy triumphs sing,
And foes before Thee fall.
Spirit of life, and. light, and love!
To us Thy gifts impart;
From heaven descending like a dove,
Come dwell in every heart.
Thee, Father, Son, and Spirit! Thee,
Let heaven and earth adore;
Thou art, Thou wast, and Thou shalt be
One God for evermore.
Sacred Poems and Hymns
Maker, Upholder, Ruler! Thee. J. Montgomery. [Doxology.] Written for the Sheffield Sunday School Union, Whitsuntide gathering, April, 1830, and first printed on a fly-sheet for the occasion, [M. MSS.] In 1836 it was included in the Congregational Hymn Book, No. 104, and again in Montgomery's Original Hymns, 1853, No. 353, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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