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A Goodly Theme Is Mine

Meter: 6.6.8.6 D Appears in 2 hymnals Hymnal Title: Calvin Hymnary Project

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FAIRFIELD

Composer: Peter La Trobe, 1795-1863 Meter: 6.6.8.6 D Appears in 6 hymnals Hymnal Title: Psalter Hymnal (Blue) Tune Key: E Major Incipit: 15176 55432 34313 Used With Text: A Goodly Theme Is Mine

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A Goodly Theme Is Mine

Hymnal: Psalter Hymnal (Blue) #82 (1976) Meter: 6.6.8.6 D Hymnal Title: Psalter Hymnal (Blue) Topics: Beauty Of God, Of Christ; Resurrection of Christ; Bridegroom, Christ The Scripture: Psalm 45 Languages: English Tune Title: FAIRFIELD
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A Goodly Theme Is Mine

Author: Anonymous Hymnal: The Cyber Hymnal #1969 Meter: 6.6.8.6 D Hymnal Title: The Cyber Hymnal Lyrics: 1. A goodly theme is mine, And eagerly I sing; For bounteous words flow from my lips As I salute the King. Supremely fair He is, In beauty peerless He; For Him the favor of the Lord Doth grace eternally. 2. Gird on Thy sword, O King, Put on Thy majesty; Ride out in full regalia, And richest panoply. Triumph in very truth, In meekness and in right, Let fly the arrows of revenge, And vanquish in Thy might. 3. Thy throne is ever sure, Establishèd of God; Its scepter is of righteousness, Of equity its rod. Thou lovest perfect right, Hatest iniquity; Therefore with oil of festive joy The Lord anointed Thee. 4. Thy garments breathe of myrrh, Of spices rich and rare; Glad strains of joyous music ring Throughout Thy palace fair. Amid Thy glorious train King’s daughters waiting stand, And on Thy right the queen adorned In gold from Ophir land. 5. O royal bride, give heed, This King is now thy Lord; Forsake thy former loyalties, Full fealty accord. Thy beauty and thy grace Will then delight the King; And they to thee, since thou art His, Their precious gifts will bring. 6. Enthroned in royal state And glorious thou shalt dwell, With garments fair, inwrought with gold, His bride He loveth well. And they who honor thee Shall in thy train attend, And to the palace of the King Shall joyfully ascend. 7. Then in Thy Father’s place The sons of royal birth Thou wilt endow with regal gifts As princes of the earth. Thy name shall be proclaimed Through all succeeding days, And all the peoples everywhere Shall give Thee endless praise. Scripture: Psalm 45 Languages: English Tune Title: FAIRFIELD

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Hymnal Title: The Cyber Hymnal Author of "A Goodly Theme Is Mine" in The Cyber Hymnal In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries.

Peter La Trobe

1795 - 1863 Person Name: Peter La Trobe, 1795-1863 Hymnal Title: The Cyber Hymnal Composer of "FAIRFIELD" in The Cyber Hymnal Peter Latrobe [Peter La Trobe] 1795-1863 Born: February 15, 1795, London, England. Died: September 24, 1863, Berthelsdorf, Germany. La Trobe was a Moravian minister (sometimes misidentified as a Moravian bishop, an office held by his descendant, Benjamin La Trobe). His father was Christian Latrobe. --www.hymntime.com/tch



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