Sun of Rightouesness

Jesus, thou Sun of righteousness

Author: John Peacock
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus, thou Sun or Righteousness,
All glorious and divine;
Thy people with thy presence bless,
In their assembles shine.

2 Thy healing beams alone can cheer
Hearts pain'd with inward grief;
The soul opprest with guilt and fear
In thee finds sweet releif.

3 If thou thy righteousness display
And make thy merits known;
Sinners shall learn thy wond'rous grace
And saints thy goodness own.

4 Our tongues shall thy redeeming love
With sacred rapture tell;
And loud resound Immanuel's praise,
Who saves from death and hell.

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

Author: John Peacock

Peacock, John, was born in 1731; became a Wesleyan Minister in 1767, retired therefrom through ill health in 1796, and died in 1803. In 1776 he published Songs of Praise compiled from the Holy Scriptures. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, thou Sun of righteousness
Title: Sun of Rightouesness
Author: John Peacock
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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