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Let us our hearts and voices raise

Let us our hearts and voices raise

Author: John Relly
Published in 5 hymnals

Full Text

1 Let us our Hearts and Voices raise,
To sound the mighty Saviour's Praise,
And sing he dy'd, and lives again
For us, the fallen Sons of men.

2 He bare our Curse, our Debt he paid,
When all our Woes on him were laid;
Our Midnight Darkness chas'd away,
And rais'd to eternal Day.

3 'Tis finish'd, saith the dying God,
For Man, cries all his Wounds and Blood:
salvation finish'd was for us,
In Jesus, bleeding on the Cross.

4 He, fainting, felt Death's rude Divorce,
To put his Testament in force;
Wherein to Man he did bequeath
The Labours of his Life and Death.

5 Quickly he breaks Death's feeble Chain,
And to his Throne ascends again;
There sits adorn'd with Wounds and Blood,
And calls the wand'rers Home to God.

6 Let all the Sons of Sion sing
Unwearied Praise to Christ their King,
He is our Saviour, God, and we
Will sound his Name eternally.

Source: Christian Hymns, Poems, and Spiritual Songs: sacred to the praise of God our Saviour #II.VII

Author: John Relly

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Text Information

First Line: Let us our hearts and voices raise
Author: John Relly
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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