1 Jesus, thy blood and righteousness
my beauty are, my glorious dress;
'midst flaming worlds, in these arrayed,
with joy shall I lift up my head.
2 Bold shall I stand in thy great day;
for who aught to my charge shall lay?
fully absolved through these I am
from sin and fear, from guilt and shame.
3 When from the dust of death I rise
to claim my mansion in the skies,
ev'n then this shall be all my plea,
Jesus hath lived, hath died, for me.
4 Jesus, be endless praise to thee,
whose boundless mercy hath for me -
for me a full atonement made,
an everlasting ransom paid.
5 O let the dead now hear thy voice;
now bid thy banished ones rejoice;
their beauty this, their glorious dress,
Jesus, thy blood and righteousness.
|First Line:||Jesus, thy blood and righteousness|
|Title:||Jesus, Thy Blood and Righteousness|
|Author:||Nikolaus Ludwig von Zizendorf (1739)|
|Translator:||John Wesley (1740; alt.)|
|Topic:||The Way of Salvation: Justification; Christ: Blood of; Forgiveness of Sins(1 more...)|
|Source:||William Gardiner's Sacred Melodies,1815|