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God in his church is known

God in his church is known

Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 GOD in His church is known;
His name is glorious there;
He there sets up His earthly throne
And hears His people's prayer.

2 The powers of death and hell
In vain her peace oppose;
A word of His the storm can quell
And scatter all her foes.

3 The Lord to judgment came;
Earth trembled and was still.
'Tis His, 'tis His, the proud to tame,
And shield the meek from ill.

4 The fury of His foes
Fulfills but His decree.
Ye saints, on Him your hopes repose,
And He your strength will be.

Source: Spurgeon's Own Hymn Book #76

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God in his church is known
Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Language: Latin
Copyright: Public Domain



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Spurgeon's Own Hymn Book #76

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