Scripture Verse

The sound of many waters.@Revelation 1:15
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Fanny Crosby
(1820–1915)

Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, 1902. Some hym­nals give the au­thor as Grace Fran­ces, one of Fan­ny’s pseu­do­nyms.

Music: Web­ster Groves Hu­bert P. Main (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Hubert P. Main
(1839–1925)

Like the sound of many waters
Rolling on through ages long;
In a tide of rapture breaking—
Hark! the mighty choral song!

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Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Let the heav’nly portals ring!
Christ is born, the Prince of glory!
Christ the Lord, our mighty king!

Lo! the Morning Star appeareth,
O’er the world, His beams are cast;
He the Alpha and Omega,
He the Great, the First, the Last.

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Clap your hands with exultation!
Sing aloud, rejoice with mirth,
Peace her silver wing hath folded:
Lo! she comes to dwell on earth!

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Savior, not with costly treasure
Do we gather at Thy throne,
All we have, our hearts we give Thee,
Consecrate them Thine alone.

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