The Head that once was crowned with thorns

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1 The Head that once was crowned with thorns
Is crowned with glory now;
A royal diadem adorns
The mighty Victor's brow.

2 The highest place that heav'n affords
Is His, is His by right,
The King of kings and Lord of lords,
And heav'n's eternal Light;

3 The Joy of all who dwell above,
The Joy of all below
To whom He manifests His love
And grants His name to know.

4 To them the cross, with all its shame,
With all its grace, is giv'n;
Their name an everlasting name,
Their joy the joy of heaven.

5 They suffer with their Lord below,
They reign with Him above,
Their profit and their joy to know
The myst'ry of His love.

6 The cross He bore is life and health,
Though shame and death to Him:
His people's hope, His people's wealth,
Their everlasting theme.



Source: Lutheran Service Book #532

Author: Thomas Kelly

Kelly, Thomas, B.A., son of Thomas Kelly, a Judge of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, was born in Dublin, July 13, 1769, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was designed for the Bar, and entered the Temple, London, with that intention; but having undergone a very marked spiritual change he took Holy Orders in 1792. His earnest evangelical preaching in Dublin led Archbishop Fowler to inhibit him and his companion preacher, Rowland Hill, from preaching in the city. For some time he preached in two unconsecrated buildings in Dublin, Plunket Street, and the Bethesda, and then, having seceded from the Established Church, he erected places of worship at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, &c, in which he conducted divine worship and preached. H… Go to person page >

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ST. MAGNUS (Clarke)

ST. MAGNUS first appeared in Henry Playford's Divine Companion (1707 ed.) as an anonymous tune with soprano and bass parts. The tune was later credited to Jeremiah Clark (b. London, England, c. 1670; d. London, 1707), who was a chorister in the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of James II in…

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Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #285
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Common Praise (1998) #491
Complete Anglican Hymns Old & New #658
Complete Mission Praise #647
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #393Text
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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #483TextImage
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #141
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #182
Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #480
Lutheran Service Book #532TextImage
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #149TextImage
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #411TextImageAudioScore
Rejoice in the Lord #335Text
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #199
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #442
The Christian Life Hymnal #202
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #270
The United Methodist Hymnal #326TextImageAudioScore
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The Worshiping Church #268TextImage
Together in Song: Australian Hymn Book II #378
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #298TextImage
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