466. Before the throne of God above

1 Before the throne of God above
I have a strong, a perfect plea;
a great High Priest, whose name is Love
who ever lives and pleads for me.
My name is graven on his hands,
my name is written on his heart;
I know that while in heaven he stands
no tongue can bid me thence depart.

2 When Satan tempts me to despair,
and tells me of the guilt within,
upward I look, and see him there
who made an end of all my sin.
Because the sinless Saviour died,
my sinful soul is counted free;
for God the just is satisfied
to look on him and pardon me.

3 Behold him there! the risen Lamb!
my perfect, spotless righteousness,
the great unchangeable I AM,
the King of glory and of grace!
One with himself, I cannot die;
my soul is purchased by his blood;
my life is hid with Christ on high,
with Christ my Saviour and my God.

Text Information
First Line: Before the throne of God above
Author: Charitie L. De Chenez (1841-1923)
Meter: DLM extended
Language: English
Publication Date: 2005
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christ Risen: Reign and Priesthood; Assurance; Salvation and Redemption (1 more...)
Notes: The last line of each verse is repeated
Tune Information
Composer: Vikki Cook
Meter: DLM extended
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1993 PDI Worship

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