Tune: ST MAGNUS

Composer: Jeremiah Clark, 1707

Author: Thomas Kelly, 1820

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VERSE 1:
The Head that once was crowned with thorns
Is crowned with glory now;
A royal diadem adorns
The mighty Victor's brow.

VERSE 2:
The highest place that heav'n affords
Is His, by sovereign right,
The King of kings and Lord of lords,
And heaven's eternal Light;

VERSE 3:
The Joy of all who dwell above,
The Joy of all below
To whom He manifests His love
And grants His name to know.

VERSE 4:
The cross He bore is life and health,
Tho' shame and death to Him:
His people's hope, His people's wealth,
Their everlasting theme.