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Image of the Invisible

Now in the face of Jesus, we

Author: John Peacock
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Now in the face of Jesus, we
God's brightest form of glory see;
Beaming with mild and heav'nly rays,
He all his Father's grace displays.

2 Blest image of th' eternal God,
Here his rich glories shine abroad;
With a resplendent lustre shine
His pow'r, his truth, and love divine.

3 Of all creation the first born;
Of all that heav'n's bright courts adore,
He as a prince, and sov'reign reigns,
Almighty pow'r his throne sustains.

4 See Jesus our exalted head,
By whom the heav'ns, and earth, were made;
Subjected to his high command,
Thrones, kingdoms, and dominions stand.

5 It pleas'd th' eternal Fulness well,
In Christ the Lord alone to dwell;
From this rich fountain freely flows
Complete relief for all our woes.

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

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: Now in the face of Jesus, we
Title: Image of the Invisible
Author: John Peacock
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Hymns #154

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d305

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #154

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #CCXX

The Universalist Hymn Book #d318

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #492

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