10309. He Stood In The Midst

1 He stood in the midst of His chosen,
At Easter He stood at e’en;
The wounds that were made by the iron
In the hands and the feet were seen.
And he showed where the barbarous spearhead,
Transfixing His heart, had been.

2 He stood as the sun ’mid the planets,
Enriching their orbs with light;
He stood as a captain inspiring
His soldiers to brave the fight;
And He stood as a rose in a garden,
Its ornament and delight.

3 He stood to revive the drooping,
He stood to sustain the frail;
He stood to infuse fresh courage
In those that begin to fail;
As a guide and a help to the pilgrims
Who traverse this tearful vale.

4 In the midst of the Church He standeth,
A fountain whence virtue flows;
He lightens, He leads, He pastures,
His sheep by their name He knows;
And wherever His flock He leadeth,
Before them the Pastor goes.

5 In the midst of the fiercest battle
He standeth with succor near;
In the blackest and wildest tempest,
A beacon the tossed to cheer.
I walk through the valley of shadows;
I see Him, and I have no fear.

Text Information
First Line: He stood in the midst of His chosen
Title: He Stood In The Midst
Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Source: The Sunday School Chorister (Milwaukee: The Young Churchman Company, 1891)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [He stood in the midst of His chosen]
Composer: Albert Lortzing, 1801-1851 (alt.)
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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