Son of Man

Awake my soul, arise, Review salvation's plan

Author: George Richards
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Awake my soul, arise,
Review salvation's plan:
Behold all nature's sov'reign Lord
The Son, the Son of Man.

2 What need of further proof,
That God is love supreme?
Here goodness, mercy, justice, grace,
In full redemption beam.

3 Will Jesus e'er deny,
This title which he wears?
Sure no—for mid his glorious throne,
The name of Man he bears.

4 Then trust my soul, thy All,
To God, to Man, in one:
And humbly wait the coming day,
Which crowns the perfect Son.

Source: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #CCXLIII

Author: George Richards

Richards, George, born near Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1755. For some years he was Purser and Chaplain in the United States Navy, and also taught a school in Boston. In 1789 he became an Universalist preacher, ministered at Portsmouth, New Haven, 1793-1809, and from 1809 in Philadelphia, where, his mind having given way under trouble, he died by his own hand, March 16, 1816. With S. Lane he edited the Universalist Hymn Book, published at Boston, 1792. This was one of the earliest collections of that body. It contained 49 of Richards's hymns. In 1801 he published A Collection of Hymns, Dover, New Hampshire, which contained 6 additional hymns by himself, and in 1806, also at Dover, a second edition of the same, greatly enlarged, with anothe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Awake my soul, arise, Review salvation's plan
Title: Son of Man
Author: George Richards
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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