榮耀歸於我主 (Glory to God on high)

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一 榮耀歸於我主,天地齊來歡呼:
“向祂讚美!”
祂的恩典、慈愛,除我死亡、悲哀;
高唱直到萬代:“羔羊是配”

二 蒙恩人們都來,環繞寶座敬拜,
向祂讚美;
為我寶血流出,與神和好無阻;
讚頌之聲四佈:“羔羊是配。”

三 被贖族類都來,同心向主敬拜,
向祂讚美;
因祂我得歡樂,發出感恩詩歌,
起來,口唱心和:“羔羊是配。”

四 事物雖然改遷,但我依舊不變-
向祂讚美;
詩歌不絕頌揚,尊祂我主我王,
歌聲上達穹蒼:“羔羊是配。”

Source: Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #125

Author: James Allen

Allen, James, born at Gayle, Wensleydale, Yorkshire, June 24, 1734, and educated with a view to taking Holy Orders, first with two clergymen at different times, and then for one year at St. John's Coll., Cambridge. Leaving the University in 1752 ho became a follower of Benjamin Ingham, the founder of the sect of the Inghamites, but subsequently joined himself to the Sandemanians; and finally built a chapel on his estate at Gayle, and ministered therein to the time of his death; died 31st Oct., 1804. He published a small volume, Christian Songs, containing 17 hymns, and was the editor and a principal contributor to the Kendal Hymn Book, 1757, and Appendix to the 2nd edition, 1761. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: 榮耀歸於我主,天地齊來歡呼 (Róngyào guīyú wǒ zhǔ, tiāndì qí lái huānhū)
Title: 榮耀歸於我主 (Glory to God on high)
English Title: Glory to God on high
Author: James Allen
Language: Chinese

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ITALIAN HYMN

Felice de Giardini (b. Turin, Italy, 1716; d. Moscow, Russia, 1796) composed ITALIAN HYMN in three parts for this text at the request of Selina Shirley, the famous evangelically minded Countess of Huntingdon. Giardini was living in London at the time and contributed this tune and three others to Mar…

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