Our hearts to heaven upraising

Our hearts to heaven upraising

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 2 hymnals

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Our hearts to heaven upraising,
We, with the angelic host,
Sing praises to the Father,
To Son, and Holy Ghost.

O Uncreated Nature,
Yet Maker Thou of all,
Our lips proclaim Thy praises,
As at Thy feet we fall.

All Holy, Holy, Holy,
Eternal God art Thou,
Hear us in prayer before Thee,
And send Thy mercy now.

In slumber Thou hast kept us,
And now, with morning light,
Our hearts and minds awaken,
And give them morn for night;

And we shall give Thee praises
Blest Trinity adored;
For Holy, Holy, Holy,
Art Thou Eternal Lord.

Hymns of the Holy Eastern Church, 1902

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1859, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

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First Line: Our hearts to heaven upraising
Greek Title: τὰς ἄνω Δυνάμεις μιμούμενοι οἱ ἐπὶ γῆς
Translator: John Brownlie
Meter: 7.6.7.6
Language: English

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