See the Gold upon the Hills

See the gold upon the hills

Author: J. H. Saxton
Tune: SHERBORNE (Mendelssohn)
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1. See the gold upon the hills,
See the opal in the sky;
Trembling dawn each valley fills,
Christ’s own morning draweth nigh.

2. His the kingdom, His the crown,
His the ages yet to be;
All the lands of fair renown,
And the islands of the sea.

3. All the hungers of the race,
All the wounds from which men cry:
All are met in Jesus’ grace;
He doth heal and satisfy.

4. None are strangers to His care,
Royal gifts for all are free;
All mankind His brethren are,
And the world His Galilee.

5. Victor He, when conquerors fail,
King o’er all, when monarchs die;
He shall through the earth prevail,
Win the last long victory.

6. His the gold upon the hills,
His the light across the sea;
His the purpose that fulfills,
His the day that is to be.

Author: J. H. Saxton

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First Line: See the gold upon the hills
Title: See the Gold upon the Hills
Author: J. H. Saxton
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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