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برك يا رب ردا

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1 برُّكَ يا ربُّ رِدا
عزٍّ وثوبٌ يلمعُ
ألبَسُهُ إلى المدى
وفيهِ رأسي أرفعُ

2 في يومِ بعثي أقفُ
في موقفِ الحقِّ المبينْ
وبابتهاجٍ أهتفُ
الحيُّ مِن أجلي دَفينْ

3 هذا الرِّدا خيرُ الحِلَى
مِن كلِّ ثوبٍ أَطهَرُ
ليس به عيبٌ ولا
في لونِه تَغَيُّرُ

4 ستسمعُ الموتى ندا
ربِّ البرايا القادرِ
ويرتدي أهلُ الفِدا
برَّ المسيحِ الناصري

Source: كتاب الترانيم الروحية للكنائس الإنجيلية #326

Author: John Wesley

John Wesley, the son of Samuel, and brother of Charles Wesley, was born at Epworth, June 17, 1703. He was educated at the Charterhouse, London, and at Christ Church, Oxford. He became a Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, and graduated M.A. in 1726. At Oxford, he was one of the small band consisting of George Whitefield, Hames Hervey, Charles Wesley, and a few others, who were even then known for their piety; they were deridingly called "Methodists." After his ordination he went, in 1735, on a mission to Georgia. The mission was not successful, and he returned to England in 1738. From that time, his life was one of great labour, preaching the Gospel, and publishing his commentaries and other theological works. He died in London, in 17… Go to person page >

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First Line: برك يا رب ردا
English Title: Jesus, Thy Blood and Righteousness
Author: John Wesley
Place of Origin: Lebanon
Language: Arabic
Publication Date: 1873
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Tune

DUKE STREET

First published anonymously in Henry Boyd's Select Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1793), DUKE STREET was credited to John Hatton (b. Warrington, England, c. 1710; d, St. Helen's, Lancaster, England, 1793) in William Dixon's Euphonia (1805). Virtually nothing is known about Hatton, its composer,…

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