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O Jesus, once a Nazareth boy

O Jesus, once a Nazareth boy

Tune: BETHLEHEM (Fink)
Published in 17 hymnals

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1 O Jesus, once a Nazareth boy,
And tempted like as we,
All inward foes help us destroy
And spotless all to be.
We trust thee for the grace to win
The high, victorious, goal,
Where purity shall conquer sin
In Christlike self control.

2 O Jesus, Prince of life and truth,
Beneath thy banner bright,
We dedicate our strength and youth
To battle for the right;
We give our lives with glad intent
To serve the world and Thee,
To die, to suffer and be spent
To set our brothers free.

3 In serried ranks, with fearless tread,
O Captain of us all,
Thy glory on our banners shed,
We answer to thy call;
And where the fiercest battles press
Against the hosts of sin,
To rescue those in dire distress,
We gladly enter in.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church #450

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First Line: O Jesus, once a Nazareth boy
Copyright: Public Domain

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