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John Chandler (1806 – 1876)
Rev. John Chandler (1806 – 1876) was was a Church of England clergyman and translator of Latin Hymns. Chandler was born at Witley, Godalming, Surrey, England. Educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, he graduated in 1827 and took Holy Orders in 1831, becoming Vicar of Witley in 1837. He died at Putney, on the south bank of the Thames in London in 1876.
On Jordan’s Bank ~ Lyrics
1. On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry
announces that the Lord is nigh;
awake and hearken, for he brings
glad tidings of the King of kings.
2. Then cleansed be every breast from sin;
make straight the way for God within,
prepare we in our hearts a home
where such a mighty Guest may come.
3. For thou art ...
The Advent Of Our King ~ Lyrics
1. The advent of our King
Our prayers must now employ,
And we must hymns of welcome sing
In strains of holy joy.
2. The everlasting Son
Incarnate deigns to be;
Himself a servant’s form puts on
To set His servants free.
3. O Zion’s Daughter, rise
To meet thy lowly King,
Nor let thy faithless heart despise
The peace ...
The Heavenly Child In Stature Grows ~ Lyrics
1. In stature grows the heavenly child,
With death before His eyes;
A lamb unblemished, meek and mild,
Prepared for sacrifice.
2. The Son of God His glory hides
With parents mean and poor;
And He who made the heaven abides
In dwelling place obscure.
3. Those mighty hands that stay the sky
No earthly toil refuse;
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