At the name of Jesus


At the Name of Jesus
every knee shall bow,
every tongue confess him
King of glory now;
'tis the Father's pleasure
we should call him Lord,
who from the beginning
was the mighty Word.

At his voice creation
sprang at once to sight,
all the angel faces,
all the hosts of light,
Thrones and Dominations,
stars upon their way,
all the heavenly orders,
in their great array.

Humbled for a season,
to receive a Name
from the lips of sinners,
unto whom he came,
faithfully he bore it
spotless to the last,
brought it back victorious,
when from death he passed;

Bore it up triumphant,
with its human light,
through all ranks of creatures,
to the central height,
to the throne of Godhead,
to the Father's breast;
filled it with the glory
of that perfect rest.

Name him, brothers, name him,
with love as strong as death,
but with awe and wonder
and with bated breath;
he is God the Savior,
he is Christ the Lord,
ever to be worshiped,
trusted, and adored.

In your hearts enthrone him;
there let him subdue
all that is not holy,
all that is not true;
crown him as your Captain
in temptation's hour;
let his will enfold you
in its light and power.

Brothers, this Lord Jesus
shall return again,
with his Father's glory
with his angel train;
for all wreaths of empire
meet upon his brow,
and our hearts confess him
King of glory now.


Words: Caroline M. Noel (1817-1877), 1870

MIDI: Cuddesdon (William Harold Ferguson, 1874-1950)

Meter: 65 65 D

Hymnal, Year Number Tunes Other comments
Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1861-1874      
The Anglican Hymn Book, 1868       
The Sarum Hymnal, 1869      
The Church Hymnal, 1871 (Hall & Whiteley)      
The Church Hymnal, 1874 (Goodrich & Gilbert)      
The Church Hymnal, 1874 (Tucker & Rousseau)      
The Church Hymnal, 1874 (Hutchins) 562 Monsell  
Church Hymns with Tunes, 1874      
Church Hymnal (Church of Ireland), 1874      
Hymns Ancient & Modern, Standard, 1875-1924 306 Evelyns  
A Church of England Hymn Book, 1879      
The Universal Hymn Book, 1885      
The Hymnal Companion, 1890 563 Evelyns  
The Church Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, 1892 (Darlington) 518 Evelyns, Ruth  
The Church Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, 1892 (Parker) 518 Bavaria  
The Church Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, 1892 (Hutchins) 518 Bavaria, Evelyns  
The Church Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, 1892 (Tucker & Rousseau) 518 Shattuck, St. David  
The Church Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, 1892 (Helfenstein) 518 Evelyns, Princethorpe  
The Church Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, 1892 (Messiter) 518 Bavaria, Grosvenor  
The Yattendon Hymnal, 1900
     
Church Hymns, New Edition, 1903      
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Edition, 1904 347 Evelyns  
The English Hymnal, 1906 368 King's Weston (R. Vaughan Williams, © OUP) new edition of 1933 only
The Book of Common Praise, 1908 406 Evelyns, Princethorpe  
The Hymnal 1916 528 Evelyns  
Church Hymnal for the Christian Year, 1917      
Church Hymnal (Church of Ireland), 1919      
Church Hymnal Revised, 1920
(Hutchins)
589 Evelyns  
The Oxford Hymn Book, 1925      
Songs of Praise, 1925 443 King's Weston  
Songs of Praise, Enlarged Edition, 1931 392 King's Weston  
The Book of Common Praise, 1938 357 Evelyns, King's Weston  
The Hymnal 1940 356 Evelyns, King's Weston  
Hymns Ancient & Modern, Revised, 1950 225 Evelyns  
The Mirfield Mission Hymn Book, 1955      
Church Hymnal (Church of Ireland), 1960      
Anglican Hymn Book, 1965 254 Cuddesdon, Evelyns  
The Hymn Book 1971 039 Evelyns, King's Weston  
The Australian Hymn Book / With One Voice, 1977 170 Camberwell (Michael Brierly © Josef Weinberger), Gute Bäume bringen  
The Hymnal 1982 435 King's Weston  
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard, 1983 148 Evelyns  
The New English Hymnal, 1985 338 Evelyns  
Hymns for Today's Church, second edition, 1988 172 Camberwell (Michael Brierly © Josef Weinberger), Evelyns  
Church Family Worship, 1988 305 Camberwell (Michael Brierly © Josef Weinberger), Evelyns  
Hymns Old & New, New Anglican Edition, 1996 046 Camberwell (Michael Brierly © Josef Weinberger), Evelyns  
Common Praise (The Anglican Church of Canada), 1998 375 King's Weston  
Together in Song: The Australian Hymn Book II, 1999 231 Camberwell (Michael Brierly © Josef Weinberger)  
Sing Glory, 1999 317 Camberwell (Michael Brierly © Josef Weinberger), Evelyns  
Complete Mission Praise, 2000 041 Camberwell (Michael Brierly © Josef Weinberger), Evelyns  
Common Praise: Hymns Ancient & Modern, 2000 380 Evelyns, King's Weston  
Hymns Old & New, Complete Anglican Edition, 2000 054 Camberwell (Michael Brierly © Josef Weinberger), Evelyns  
Church Hymnal (Church of Ireland), 2000      

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