Scripture Verse

Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered: let them also that hate Him flee before Him. Psalm 68:1


William Goode (1762–1816)

Words: Will­iam Goode (1762–1816).

Music: Co­ry­don, from Car­mi­na Sac­ra, by Lo­well Ma­son (Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts: John H. Wil­kins & Ri­chard B. Car­ter, 1844) (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know when this hymn was writ­ten,

Lowell Mason (1792–1872)


Lord, Thy Church hath seen Thee rise,
To Thy temple in the skies;
God, my Sav­ior! God, my king!
Still Thy ransomed round Thee sing.

When, in glories all divine,
Through the earth Thy Church shall shine,
Kings, in prayer and praise, shall wait,
Bending at Thy temple’s gate.