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427. Amidst Us Our Beloved Stands

1 Amidst us our Beloved stands,
and bids us view his pierced hands;
points to the wounded feet and side,
blest emblems of the Crucified.

2 What food luxurious loads the board,
when athis table sits the Lord!
The wine how rich, the bread how sweet,
when Jesus deigns the guests to meet!

3 If now, with eyes defiled and dim,
we see the signs, but see not him;
O may his love the scales displace,
and bid us see him face to face!

4 O glorious Bridegroom of our hearts,
your present smile a heav’n imparts!
O lift the veil, if veil there be,
let every saint your glory see!

Text Information
First Line: Amidst us our Beloved stands
Title: Amidst Us Our Beloved Stands
Author: Charles H. Spurgeon (1866; Alt. 1990, mod.)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: L.M.
Scripture: John 20:26-27
Topic: Christ: Bridegroom
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: HAMBURG
Arranger: Lowell Mason (1824)
Meter: L.M.
Key: F Major
Source: Gregorian Chant



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