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121. Once He came in blessing

1 Once He came in blessing,
All our sins redressing,
Came in likeness lowly,
Son of God most holy;
Bore the Cross to save us,
Hope and freedom gave us.

2 Still He comes within us,
Still His voice would win us
From the sins that hurt us;
Would to Truth convert us
From our foolish errors,
Ere He come in terrors.

3 Thus if thou hast known Him,
Not ashamed to own Him,
Nor dost love Him coldly,
But wilt trust Him boldly,
He will not receive thee,
Heal thee, and forgive thee.

4 He who well endureth,
Bright reward secureth;
Come, then, O Lord Jesus,
From our sins release us;
Let us here confess Thee,
Till in heaven we bless Thee.

Text Information
First Line: Once He came in blessing
German Title: Gottes Sohn ist kommen
Translator: Miss Winkworth (1862, a.)
Author: Michael Weiss (1531)
Meter: 6s. Troch.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1868
Topic: Advent; Advent, Fourth Sunday; Lent, Third Sunday (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: GOTTES SOHN IST KOMMEN
Meter: 6s. Troch.
Key: F Major
Notes: Composer from index: M. Weiss, 1531. From 12th cent.



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