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714. With Harps and With Viols

1 With harps and with viols, there stand a great throng
In the presence of Jesus, and sing this new song:

Unto him who hath loved us and washed us from sin,
Unto him be the glory for ever. Amen.

2 All these once were sinners, defiled in his sight,
Now arrayed in pure garments in praise they unite: [Refrain]

3 He maketh the rebel a priest and a king,
He hath bought us and taught us this new song to sing: [Refrain]

4 How helpless and hopeless we sinners had been,
If he never had loved us till cleansed from our sin: [Refrain]

5 Aloud in his praises our voices shall ring,
So that others believing, this new song shall sing: [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: With harps and with viols, there stand a great throng
Title: With Harps and With Viols
Author: Arthur T. Pierson, 1837-1911
Publication Date: 1961
Scripture: ;
Topic: Heaven: Worship in; Hymns for Informal Occasions; Music (1 more...)
Language: English

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