Praising Christ

Jesus Christ, God's holy Lamb

Author: J. Hart (1762)
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus Christ, God’s holy Lamb,
We will laud thy lovely name;
We were saved by God’s decree,
And our debt was paid by thee.

2 Thou hast washed us in thy blood,
Made us kings and priests to God;
Take this tribute of the poor;
Less we can’t, we can’t give more.

3 Souls redeemed, your voices raise,
Sing your dear Redeemer’s praise;
Worthy thou of love and laud,
King of saints, incarnate God.

4 Righteous are thy ways, and true;
Endless honours are thy due;
Grace and glory in thee shine;
Matchless mercy, love divine.

5 We for whom thou once wast slain,
We thy ransomed sinner-train,
In this one request agree,
“Make us more resemble thee.”

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #857

Author: J. Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus Christ, God's holy Lamb
Title: Praising Christ
Author: J. Hart (1762)
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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