|Text:||I Am, Saith Christ|
|Composer:||John Spencer Camp|
1 "I am," saith Christ, our glorious head
(May we attention give),
“The resurrection of the dead,
The life of all that live.
2 "By faith in Me, the soul receives
New life, though dead before;
And he that in My name believes,
Shall live, to die no more.
3 "The sinner, sleeping in his grave,
Shall at My voice awake;
And when I once begin to save,
My work I ne’er forsake."
4 Fulfill Thy promise, gracious Lord,
On us assembled here;
Put forth Thy spirit with the Word,
And cause the dead to hear.
5 Preserve the power of faith alive,
In those who love Thy name;
For sin and Satan daily strive
To quench the sacred flame.
6 Thy power and mercy first prevailed,
From death to set us free;
And often since our life had failed
If not renewed by Thee.
7 To Thee we look, to Thee we bow;
To Thee for help we call;
Our life and resurrection Thou,
Our hope, our joy, our all.
|First Line:||"I am," saith Christ, our glorious head|
|Title:||I Am, Saith Christ|
|Source:||Olney Hymns (London, W. Oliver, 1779), Book 1|
|Composer:||John Spencer Camp (1905)|
|Key:||F Major or modal|