Rise from thy stupor, heart so uneasy

Rise from thy stupor, heart so uneasy

Author: C. O. Rosenius
Tune: ÄNGSLIGA HJÄRTA, UPP UR DIN DVALA
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Rise from thy stupor, heart so uneasy;
Why so completely forget what thou hast?
Christ is forever
Thy loving Saviour,
He's still the same as He was in the past.

2 Pause and consider, earnestly ponder
What thou possessest in Him, not in thee;
Righteous and holy,
Perfect most truly,
Art thou in Christ, who from sin sets us free.

3 Though thou at times can not feel it, nor see it,
Though so unholy and sinful within,
Jesus hath bought thee,
And mercy brought thee,
And still upholds thee, and save thee from sin.

4 Right in the midst of sin's daily affliction,
Justification eternal thou hast.
That thou are holy
Thou ow'st Him solely,
Him upon whom all thy burdens were cast.

5 God is in Christ now thy Friend and thy Father:
Jesus thy Brother on Calvary died;
And by His merit
Has sent His Spirit,
To be thy Strength, and thy Comfort, and Guide.

Amen.

Source: Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #292

Author: C. O. Rosenius

Rosenius, Carl Olof. (Nysätra, Sweden, February 3, 1816--February 24, 1868). Lutheran. Son of a state church preacher with pietist convictions. University of Uppsala, 1838-1839. Tutor at Lenna. Lay preacher and evangelist. Editor of Pietisten, 1842-1868, a monthly which played a major role in the revival and free church movement. In order to stem the tide of separation and keep the revival within the state church, Rosenius and his friends organized "Evangeliska Fosterlandsstiftelsen" (Evangelical National Foundation) in 1856. In his activities as a lay preacher Rosenius was often accompanied by the singer-hymnist, Oscar Ahnfelt, and his lyrics were published in the latter's Andeliga Sånger (Spiritual Songs). Author of "Var jag går" (Wher… Go to person page >

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First Line: Rise from thy stupor, heart so uneasy
Swedish Title: Ängsliga hjärta, upp ur din dvala
Author: C. O. Rosenius
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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