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136. On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry

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1 On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry
announces that the Lord is nigh:
awake and listen for he brings
glad tidings of the King of kings!

2 Let every heart be cleansed from sin,
make straight the way for God within,
and so prepare to be the home
where such a mighty guest may come.

3 For you are our salvation, Lord,
our refuge and our great reward;
without your grace we waste away
like flowers that wither and decay.

4 To heal the sick, stretch out your hand,
and make the fallen sinner stand;
shine out, and let your light restore
earth's own true loveliness once more.

5 To you, O Christ, all praises be,
whose advent set your people free;
whom with the Father we adore
and Holy Spirit evermore!

Text Information
First Line: On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry
Title: On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry
Original Language: Latin
Author: Charles Coffin (1736)
Translator: John Chandler (1837, alt.)
Meter: L.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Advent Season; Biblical Persons
Tune Information
Name: PUER NOBIS
Adapter: Michael Praetorius (1609)
Harmonizer: George R. Woodward (1910)
Meter: L.M.
Key: D Major



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