Hallelujah! sing to Jesus

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Hallelujah! sing to Jesus,
  His the scepter, His the throne;
Hallelujah! His the triumph,
  His the victory alone.
Hark, the songs of His redeemed ones
  Thunder like a mighty flood:
Jesus out of every nation
  Hath redeemed us by His blood.
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Hallelujah! not as orphans
  Are we left in sorrow now;
Hallelujah! He is near us,
  Faith believes, nor questions how.
Though the clouds from sight received Him
  When the forty days were o’er,
Shall our hearts forget His promise,
  “I am with you evermore“?
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Hallelujah! Bread of heaven,
  Thou on earth our food, our stay;
Hallelujah! here the hungry
  Come to Thee from day to day.
Advocate and Intercessor,
  My Redeemer pleads for me,
On the throne of the Almighty
  Now and to eternity.
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Hallelujah! sing to Jesus,
  His the scepter, His the throne;
Hallelujah! His the triumph,
  His the victory alone.
Hark, the songs of His redeemed ones
  Thunder like a mighty flood:
Jesus out of every nation,
  Hath redeemed us by His blood.
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Bello James Barde

Jos, Plateau, Nigeria

I am from Southern Kaduna (Kaduna State) but resident in Jos. I am evangelical (ECWA) but I sing this hymn at least once every month. The words sink so deep! Every stanza gives me encouragement and strength...... I choose not to dwell on doctrinal issues but dwell on the incontrovertible fact that God became Man, died for my sins, resurrected and ascended to heaven, sent The Holy Spirit to be my companion and helper! I am awaiting HIS soon glorious return..... This hymn is amazing.


Amihere Ladi Joy

Lokoja, Kogi, Nigeria

I love this hymn because it gives me great joy & hope that Christ has redeemed us of all our sorrows, sickness & troubles. I can sing it over & over again. Thank you!!


Jane Mutisya

Nairobi, Eastern, Kenya

Hallelujah sing to Jesus! He has triumphed over and above all earthly weaknesses! We have victory in Jesus mighty name.


Idika Ijeoma

Enugu, Nigeria

Great hymn but I doubt if this is from the Accent and modern, verse 4 is totally different from what I know growing up as an Anglican, This is the verse 4 that I know.

Allelujah! King Eternal, Thee the Lord of Lords we own.

Allelujah! Born of Mary, Earth Thy footstool, Heaven Thy Throne.

Thou within the veil hast entered, robed in Flesh, our great High Priest,

Thou on Earth both Priest and Victim in the Eucharistic Feast.


Tope Oni

Lagos, Nigeria

Though I'm a Foursquarean and not a Catholic, I don't have any problem with the 4th stanza, as rendered by Mr Myth Burster. That's the way we used to sing it in Secondary School in the '70s. There is nothing absurd or Catholic with his Stanza 4. No one denies that Jesus was born of Virgin Mary. Its an undeniable Scriptural truth. What is contestible and spiritually grotesque is the creation of the image of Mary, and its worship, as an idol, which God detests and strictly forbids. Nowhere in the Bible are we required or permitted to do this.

Let's continue to rejoice in Christ Jesus, as enunciated by this awesome Hymn, and not be distracted by controversy. Judge nothing before the Time. The Great Judge will soon be here. To God be all the Glory.


Myth Buster

Norfolk, VA, United States

The fourth verse is not a repetition of the first. Of course, I understand why Protestants would not want to sing the fourth verse, because it is explicitly and thoroughly Catholic:

Allelujah! King Eternal, Thee the Lord of Lords we own.

Allelujah! Born of Mary, Earth Thy footstool, Heaven Thy Throne.

Thou within the veil hast entered, robed in Flesh, our great High Priest,

Thou on Earth both Priest and Victim in the Eucharistic Feast.


Leigh Powell

United Kingdom

Hallelujah means God be praised.

But this hymn mentions nothing f the gospel.

The gospel is that if we repent of our sins, then believe that the Lord Jesus Christ rose from the dead, having took our sins away on the cross and so taking away our guilt and punishment, then we shall be saved, born again and go to Heaven. (Mark 1, Luke 24, Matthew 27, Romans 10 verse 9, John 3 verses 3 and 16).

Only then can we sing this hymn in Spirit and in truth (John 4).


Amaka Umeh

Silver Spring, MD, United States

"Faith believes nor questions how"

I don't know how, and I don't know when but one thing I can take to the bank, if He said it, He will do it. For what He says He does and what He will do, He says. Blessed be His name in Jesus matchless name, Amen & Amen!!


Jessica Nakawombe

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Great Hymn. Shall our hearts forget "I am with you evermore." Intercessor, Advocate


Nivy

Lagos, Nigeria

This is a wonderful hymn and I'm blessed to be an Anglician.