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Christ, the King of Glory,

Jesus, King of Love,
Is gone up in triumph

To His throne above.
Chorus-All His work is ended,

Joyfully we sing,
Jesus hath ascended !

Glory to our King !
2 He who came to save us,

He who bled and died,
Now is crowned with glory

At His Father's side.
Never more to suffer,

Never more to die,
Jesus, King of Glory,

Has gone up on high !
3 Praying for His children,

In that blessèd place,
Calling them to glory,

Sending them His grace;
His bright home preparing,

Faithful ones, for you;
Jesus ever liveth,
Ever loveth too.

F. R. HAVERGAL. 1871. 1049 We see Jesus ... crowned with glory.

Heb. 2. 9.
1

OOK, ye saints, the sight is glorious,

See the “ Man of Sorrows" now;
From the fight returned victorious,
Every knee to Him shall bow:

Crown Him, crown Him;
Crowns become the Victor's brow.

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2 Crown the Saviour, angels, crown Him;

Rich the trophies Jesus brings;
In the seat of power enthrone Him,
While the vault of heaven rings:

Crown Him, crown Him;
Crown the Saviour, "King of kings."
3 Sinners in derision crowned Him,

Mocking thus the Saviour's claim;
Saints and angels crowd around Him,
Own His title, praise His name;

Crown Him, crown Him; Spread abroad the Victor's fame. 4 Hark! those bursts of acclamation !

Hark! those loud triumphant chords !
Jesus takes the highest station !
Oh, what joy the sight affords !

Crown Him, crown Him,
“King of kings, and Lord of lords.''

THOMAS KELLY. 1806.

S.M. 1050 Ascended up far above all heavens.

Eph. 4. 10. 1

JHOU art gone up on high
Το

;
And round Thy throne unceasingly

The songs of praise arise.
But we are lingering here,

With sin and care oppressed;
Lord, send Thy promised Comforter,

And lead us to our rest..
2 Thou art gone up on high ;

But Thou didst first come down,
Through earth's most bitter agony,

To pass unto Thy Crown:

And girt with griefs and fears

Our onward course must be;
But only let that path of tears

Lead us at last to Thee!
3 Thou art gone up on high ;

But Thou shalt come again,
With all the bright ones of the sky

Attendant in Thy train.
Oh! by Thy saving power,

So make us live and die,
That we may stand in that dread hour
At Thy right hand on high!

MRS. E. TOKE. 1851.

1051 Thou hast ascended on high.—Ps. 68. 18. 1 OD is gone up on high,

U With a triumphant noise :
The clarions of the sky

Proclaim the angelic joys.
Join, all on earth, rejoice and sing,

Glory ascribe to Glory's King.
2 God in the flesh below,

For us He reigns above;
Let all the nations know

Our Jesus' conquering love.
Join, all on earth, rejoice and sing,

Glory ascribe to Glory's King.
3 All power to our great Lord

Is by the Father given ;
By angel-hosts adored,

He reigns supreme in heaven.
Join, all on earth, rejoice and sing,
Glory ascribe to Glory's King.

4 High on His holy seat,

He bears the righteous sway;
His foes beneath His feet

Shall sink and die away.
Join, all on earth, rejoice and sing,

Glory ascribe to Glory's King.
5 His foes and ours are one,

Satan, the world, and sin;
But He shall tread them down

And bring His Kingdom in.
Join, all on earth, rejoice and sing,

Glory ascribe to Glory's King.
6 Till all the earth, renewed

In righteousness Divine,
With all the hosts of God

In one great chorus join.
Join, all on earth, rejoice and sing,
Glory ascribe to Glory's King.

C. WESLEY. 1746.

1052

7s. While they beheld, a cloud received Him out

of their sight. -Acts 1. 9.
1 NYHRIST is gone-a cloud of light

Has received Him from our sight
High in heaven, where

eye

of men
Follows not, nor angel's ken ;
Through the yeils of time and space,
Passed into the holiest place;
All the toil, the sorrow done,

All the battle fought and won.
? He is gone-Towards their goal

World and Church must onward roll :
Far behind we leave the past;
Forward are our glances cast:

Still His words before us range
Through the ages, as they change :
Wheresoe'er the truth shall lead,

He will give whate'er we need.
3 He is gone—But we once more

Shall behold Him as before ;
In the heaven of heavens the same,
As on earth He went and came.
In the many mansions there,
Place for us He will prepare :
In that world unseen, unknown,

He and we may yet be one.
4 He is gone-But not in vain,

Wait until He comes again :
He is risen, He is not here,
Far above this earthly sphere;
Evermore in heart and mind
There our peace in Him we find :
To our own Eternal Friend,
Thitherward let us ascend.

DEAN STANLEY. 1862.

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