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The Love of Christ Commemorated

Great God, thy power and wisdom shine

Author: I. Lane
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Great God, thy pow'r and wisdom shine,
In all the works thy hand hath wrought;
But mercy, love, and grace divine,
Exceed the pow'r of speech, or thought.

2 Thy precious blood, immortal Lamb,
Takes from the world its guilt away;
Our sin, and curse, reproach, and shame
Are drown'd in thine own crimson sea.

3 Salvation! 'tis a welcome sound,
To weary souls by sin oppress'd;
Here, sinners, you may heal your woulds,
And sooth your griefs and fears to rest.

4 While in this dark abode we stay,
Our feeble voices let us raise;
Then up to glory wing our way,
And join th' eternal song of praise.

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

Author: I. Lane

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Text Information

First Line: Great God, thy power and wisdom shine
Title: The Love of Christ Commemorated
Author: I. Lane
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Christian Hymns #226

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #CCCXXIV

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