What are these in bright array
What are these in bright array. James Montgomery* (1771-1854).
From Montgomery’s collection entitled Greenland, and Other Poems (1819), headed ‘Saints in Heaven’. In his Christian Psalmist (Glasgow, 1825), it was entitled ‘The song of the hundred and forty and four thousand’, referring to Revelation 7: 4: ‘And I heard the number of them which were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel.’
What are these in bright array, This innumerable throng, Round the altar night and day, Hymning one triumphant song: ‘Worthy is the Lamb once slain, Blessing, honour, glory, power, Wisdom, riches, to obtain, New dominion every...
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