Jesus High in Glory

Jesus, high in glory, lend a listening ear

Author: J. Erskine Clarke
Published in 175 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Jesus, high in glory,
Lend a listening ear;
When we bow before Thee,
Children's praises hear.

2 Though Thou art so holy,
Heaven's almighty King,
Thou wilt stoop to listen,
When Thy praise we sing.

3 We are little children,
Weak and apt to stray;
Saviour, guide and keep us
In the heavenly way.

Source: The Children's Hymnbook #129

Author: J. Erskine Clarke

John Erskine Clarke (1827–1920) was a British clergyman who issued the first parish magazine. He established several other religious publications and was responsible for founding churches schools and hospitals in Battersea. He also competed at Henley Royal Regatta. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, high in glory, lend a listening ear
Title: Jesus High in Glory
Author: J. Erskine Clarke
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Jesus, high in glory. [Children's Praises.] This popular hymn for Children has been traced to the American Methodist Episcopal Church em>Sunday School Harmonist, 1847.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Church Family Worship #214


The Cyber Hymnal #3322

Include 173 pre-1979 instances
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