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Jesus, thy blood and name

Full Text

1 Jesus, Thy blood, Thy precious blood!
For sin it doth atone,
Because Thou art the Lamb of God,
It speaks before the throne.
Thy blood shall have its praises sung
By yonder white-robed throng;
All hail then to this precious blood,
I’ll shout in ceaseless song.

Refrain:
Jesus, Thy blood, Thy precious blood,
Thy blood, it cleanseth me!

2 Jesus, Thy name, Thy glorious name!
When shall I know its worth?
It needs of heav’nly fire a flame,
Its glories to show forth.
Thy name, high over every name,
Shall yet acknowleged be
By angels, seraphs, and by men
On humbly bended knee. [Refrain]

3 Jesus, Thy word, Thy gracious word!
Most welcome news to me!
Oh, teach me by Thy Spirit, Lord,
In it Thyself to see.
More glorious than Thy name, O Lord,
Thy word will magnify;
Thy word makes known Thy name, the blood
Brings all the blessings nigh. [Refrain]

4 More precious still than all of these
Art Thou Thyself to me,
God manifest in Christ the Lord—
Oh, what will heaven be!
When all the blood-washed glorified
Shall see Thee as Thou art,
Who by Thy word were sanctified,
All one in name and heart. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: F. L. Hahn

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Author: H. L. von Hayn

Hayn, Henrietta Luise von, daughter of Georg Heinrich von Hayn, master of the hounds to the Duke of Nassau, was born at Idstein, Nassau, May 22, 1724. In 1746 she was formally received into the Moravian community at Herrnhaag. There, and, after the dissolution of this community, at Grosshennersdorf, and, after 1751 at Herrnhut, she was engaged as teacher in the Girls' School; and after 1766 in caring for the invalid sisters of the community. She died at Herrnhut, Aug. 27, 1782. (Koch, vi. 443-447; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, xi. 1.58, &c.) She was a gifted hymnwriter. A fervent love to Christ pervades her produc¬tions; and they are remarkably free from the unpleasant sentimentalism and that dwelling on the physical details of our Lord'… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, Thy blood, Thy precious blood!
Title: Jesus, thy blood and name
Author: F. L. Hahn
Author: H. L. von Hayn
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D 8.6
Language: English

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Timeless Truths #313Text
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