Office Hymns for the Transfiguration | Father Richard Peers

The Office hymns in the English Hymnal are not great for this feast; the traditional Vespers hymn is good, although I’m not sure whose translation this is:

All ye who seek for Jesus, raise

your eyes above, and upward gaze:

there may ye see the wondrous sign

of never-ending glory shine.

Behold him in celestial rays

who never knoweth end of days;

exalted, infinite, sublime;

older than heav’n or hell or time.

This is the Gentiles’ King and Lord;

the Prince by Judah’s race adored,

promised to Abraham of yore

and to his seed for evermore.

To him the prophets testify;

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