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373. Hail, our once-despisèd Jesus

1 Hail, our once-despisèd Jesus,
hail, our Galilean King!
By your suffering you released us
and did free salvation bring.
Friend and universal Saviour,
bearer of our sin and shame,
by your merits we find favour;
life is given through your name.

2 Paschal Lamb by God appointed,
all our sins on you were laid;
by almighty love anointed,
you have full atonement made:
all your people are forgiven
through the virtue of your blood;
opened is the gate of heaven;
reconciled are we to God.

3 Jesus, hail! enthroned in glory,
there for ever to abide;
all the heavenly host adore you,
seated at your Father's side:
there for sinners you are pleading,
there you now our place prepare,
ever for us interceding
till in glory we appear.

Text Information
First Line: Hail, our once-despisèd Jesus
Author: John Bakewell, 1721-1819
Meter: 87.87 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Ascension; Christ tne King Sunday; Jesus Christ: Kingship (5 more...)
Notes: Other authors also; May be sung to HYFRYDOL 217
Tune Information
Name: EBENEZER
Composer: Thomas John Williams, 1869-1944
Meter: 87.87 D
Key: f minor



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