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230. How Solemn Are the Words

1 How solemn are the words,
And yet to faith how plain,
Which Jesus uttered while on earth,
Ye must be born again!

2 Ye must be born again!
For so hath God decreed;
No reformation will suffice,
'Tis life poor sinners need.

3 Ye must be born again!
And life in Christ must have;
In vain the soul may elsewhere go,
'Tis He alone can save.

4 Ye must be born again!
Or never enter heav'n;
'Tis only blood-washed ones are there,
The ransomed and forgiv'n.

Text Information
First Line: How solemn are the words
Title: How Solemn Are the Words
Author: Albert Midlane, 1825-1909
Meter: S.M. 6.6.8.6.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1972
Scripture:
Topic: Book One: Hymns, Songs, Chorales; Salvation: New Birth, Regeneration
Notes: Being born again … by the word of God, which liveth and abideth forever. I Pet. 1:23.
Tune Information
Name: BOYLSTON
Composer: Lowell Mason, 1792-1872
Meter: S.M. 6.6.8.6.
Key: C Major
Notes: M.M. 58



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