CXIX. Baptism in Jordan

1 As Jordan rolls his wave,
Around Christ Jesus' head,
Methinks I see the Saviour's grave;
And Christ among the dead.

2 Shall death confine the Lord?
Or hold the King of men?
He bursts the tomb, he quits the grave,
And opes the Tyrant's den.

3 All glorious, see him rise
Triumphant o'er his foes:
Against the dwelling of the strong,
Ariel, Jesus goes.

4 Hail, Judah's lion, hail!
The vict'ry, Lord, is thine:
And death subdu'd—and hell itself
The rpey to thee resign.

5 O, for a song of praise,
Immortal as thy fame:
But Heav'n in solemn silence kneels
Before th' Almighty Lamb.

Text Information
First Line: As Jordan rolls his wave
Title: Baptism in Jordan
Meter: S. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1792
Scripture: ;
Topic: Hymns, on the Life of Immanuel, the Head of every Man
Notes: Original
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