1 Blest is the man, forever blest,
Whose guilt is pardoned by his God,
Whose sins with sorrow are confessed
And covered with his Savior's blood.
2 Blest is the man to whom the Lord
Imputes not his iniquities;
He pleads no merit of reward
And not on works but grace relies.
3 From guile his heart and lips are free;
His humble joy, his holy fear,
With deep repentance well agree
And join to prove his faith sincere.
4 How glorious is that righteousness
That hides and cancels all his sins,
While bright the evidence of grace
Thro' all his life appears and shines!
|First Line:||Blest is the man, forever blest|
|Title:||Blest is the Man, Forever Blest|
|Author:||Isaac Watts (1719)|
|Topic:||Faith and Justification|
|Name:||O JESU CHRIST, MEIN'S|
|Source:||"Nürnbergisches Gesangbuch," 1676|