Crown Him With Many Crowns

Crown Him with many crowns, the Lamb upon His throne:
Hark! how the heav'nly anthem drowns all music but its own!
Awake, my soul, and sing of Him who died for thee,
And hail Him as thy matchless King through all eternity.

Crown Him the Lord of love: behold His hands and side -
Rich wounds, yet visible above, in beauty glorified;
No angel in the sky can fully bear that sight,
But downward bends his wond'ring eye at mysteries so bright.

Crown Him the Lord of life: who triumphed o'er the grave,
Who rose victorious to the strife for those He came to save;
His glories now we sing, who died and rose on high,
Who died eternal life to bring and lives that death may die.

Crown Him the Lord of heav'n: one with the Father known,
One with the Spirit through Him giv'n from yonder glorious throne.
To Thee be endless praise, for Thou for us hast died;
Be Thou, O Lord, through endless days adored and magnified.
~ Matthew Bridges and Godfrey Thring ~

May you have a blessed Lord's Day, friends!

** I took these photos one evening in August - I hope you enjoy their uniqueness.
The cloud was in the perfect shape of a crown and all I could think of was our almighty King. **


Marilyn said...

When I read your words the music fills my head. Another favorite of mine, but the funny thing is I'm usually playing the songs in church and not singing the words, but they match perfectly in my mind. Have a blessed week.♥♫

momof3girls said...

What gorgeous pictures! I hope you have a blessed day too.

Vicky Hunt said...

Lovely photos Stephanie and they go perfectly with the lyrics. What an amazing cloud...it does look like a crown. Magnificent...:)Have a blessed and beautiful day....:)

Hugs, Vicky
Life On Willie Mae Lane

Billie Jo said...

One of my favorites...and the pictures? Simply amazing, my friend. Happy and blessed Sunday! : )

Unknown said...

What a beautiful crown in the sky! I just love the glorious sunsets our God paints in the sky every night. He is a wonderful artist! That hymn is also one of my favorites; the lyrics are so rich and powerful.

I hope you have a blessed and delightful Lord's day as well! :-)

Ang Specht said...

I love sky pictures, which you probably have noticed, ha, ha. Such a great reminder of all that God created! Great post! :)

Gail Dixon said...

I remember this hymn from my days as a baptist. I will be singing it the rest if the day now. Thank you. :) Lovely images to go with the music.

Ceil said...

Hi Stephanie! Singing along with you! (Not on key, but with a lot of love.) Isn't it fun to see hymns as poetry? It almost makes me think more of them...and these photos are just gorgeous. It does look like a crown!

Happy Sunday!

Anne Payne said...

The Lord be praised!!! What a blessed gift He gave you...the moment to capture these magnificent photos! Thank you for sharing them today. They make my heart smile :)

Little Birdie Blessings said...

Wow, I mean WOWZA!!! What an awesome gift you received, and now are sharing with us. God's gifts and blessings to us never cease to amaze me. ~ Abby

Visits With Mary said...

I love those words, feeling blessed!

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Linda said...

Thank you dear friend! Blessings

NanaDiana said...

Beautiful images to match that old song, Stephanie- xo Diana

JES said...

Amazing resemblance to a crown… What beautiful words you matched with those pictures!

Debbie Harris said...

I have to say ditto to Abby, WOWZA!
What a beautiful sight to behold, glorious in deed.
That hymn is absolutly perfect to go along with that God given photo.
Thank you for sharing it with us. Now that song is in my heart.

Much love!

Sarah said...

Amazing photos!! I can definitely see the crown. The hymns and photos were a blessing to my day.


Anonymous said...

Oh my GOODNESS! How did I miss THIS in my blog reader:)

That is amazing! It reminds me of Psalm 104 when it says how God is clothed in splendor and majesty.

What an awesome Master Artist and Creator He is. I love that hymn!

Unknown said...

You brought a smile to my face my sister! We serve an awesome God, don't we? The picture are priceless. Blessings to you my friend!

UTs Hobby Time said...

Those are awesome Sunset shots. The first one is stunning with a tree.

Sylvia said...

Beautiful photo's and the clouds do resemble a crown. O Beautiful Glorious Day!

Have a Blessed one my friend.

Conniecrafter said...

It is just amazing how sunsets and sunrises are the times when I feel so much love and awe of God, I don't know if it is because it is usually a time of peace and quiet or what. These are just wonderful pictures!!

Jazzmin said...

Your pictures are so breathtaking, Stephanie! I can't see how they could be any more perfect in showing the glory of the Lord.

What a beautiful post. And I can just imagine what a feeling it was to stand there looking up at that sunset with that crown high above. How glorious.

Blessings and hugs to you!!
I hope you are having a joyful Monday!

Camille said...

Absolutely gorgeous photos Stephanie! How precious it is to think of our Saviour and the future we have with Him! He indeed is worthy of all our praise! Many blessings to you, Camille

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