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240. Where high the heavenly temple stands

1 Where high the heavenly temple stands,
The house of God not made with hands,
A great High-Priest our nature wears,
The guardian of mankind appears.

2 Though now ascended up on high,
He bends to earth a brother's eye;
Partaker of the human name,
He knows the frailty of our frame.

3 Our fellow-sufferer yet retains
A fellow-feeling of our pains;
And still remembers, in the skies,
His tears, his agonies, and cries.

4 In every pang that rends the heart,
The Man of Sorrows had a part;
He sympathizes with our grief,
And to the sufferer sends relief.

5 With boldness, therefore, at the throne,
Let us make all our sorrows known,
And ask the aid of heavenly power
To help us in the evil hour.

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First Line: Where high the heavenly temple stands
Author: Logan
Publication Date: 1873
Meter: L. M.
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christ: Intercession and Reign; A Merciful and Faithful High-Priest
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