Lo! Round the Throne at God’s Right Hand

Lo! Round the Throne at God’s Right Hand Lyrics

Author: Mary L. Duncan

Lo! round the throne at God’s right hand
The saints in countless myriads stand,
Of every tongue redeemed to God,
Arrayed in garments washed in blood.

Through tribulation great they came;
They bore the cross, despised the shame;
From all their labors now they rest,
In God’s eternal glory blest.

Hunger and thirst they feel no more;
Nor sin, nor pain, nor death deplore;
The tears are wiped from every eye,
And sorrow yields to endless joy.

They see their Savior face to face,
And sing the triumphs of His grace,
Him, day and night they ceaseless praise,
To Him their loud hosannas raise.

Worthy the Lamb for sinners slain,
Through endless years to live and reign;
Thou hast redeemed us by Thy blood,
And made us kings and priests to God.

Lo! Round the Throne at God’s Right Hand Hymn History

This hymn was written by Mary L Duncan. Mary Duncan was born on 26th April 1814. She passed away at a young age in December 1840 after a fever.

Most of her hymns were written for children and appeared in her memoir by her mothers.

Other hymns that she wrote include, ‘I thank thee, Lord, for quiet rest’, ‘My Savior, be thou near me Through life’s night’, ‘Shepherd, tender Shepherd, hear me’, and many more.

Mary L Duncan - Lo! Round the throne at God's right hand hymn writer
Mary L Duncan

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