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460. Behold the sure Foundation-Stone

1 Behold the sure Foundation-stone
Which God in Zion lays
To build our heav’nly hopes upon
And His eternal praise.

2 Chosen of God, to sinners dear,
And saints adore the name;
They trust their whole salvation here,
Nor shall they suffer shame.

3 The foolish builders, scribe and priest,
Reject it with disdain;
Yet on this Rock the Church shall rest,
And envy rage in vain.

4 What though the gates of hell withstood,
Yet must this building rise.
’Tis Thy own work, Almighty God,
And wondrous in our eyes.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Behold the sure Foundation-stone
Title: Behold the sure Foundation-Stone
Author: Isaac Watts (1719)
Meter: C.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Scripture:
Topic: The Church: Communion of Saints
Tune Information
Name: ST. ANNE
Composer: William Croft (1708)
Meter: C.M.
Key: C Major



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