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See, O my soul, with wonder see

See, O my soul, with wonder see

Author: James Relly
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 See, O my Soul, with Wonder see,
Array'd in Flesh, thy God,
Cloath'd with my whole Humanity,
And deeply drench'd in Blood!

2 My Flesh, my Blood, and Bone espous'd;
(O the amazing Plan!)
From Nature's Death and Darkness rous'd,
When God became a Man.

3 My Frame, once pure, was marr'd and ahmr'd,
Between his Hands quite spoil'd;
But now a nobler Vessel form'd,
When God became a Child.

4 At Bethl'hem was my purer Birth,
The Virgin-mother mine,
His Heav'n married to my Earth,
In Christ, the Man divine.

5 Emmanuel is God with me,
In our exalted Lamb;
In whom I'm reconcil'd and free,
All Praise attend his Name.

6 His Sonship proves my sin forgiv'n,
Makes my Salvation sure,
Prepares for me a Seat in Heav'n,
And keeps my Joy secure.

7 In him accepted; and, as him,
Receiv'd in Realms above;
In him I triumph, soar, and swim,
In everlasting Love.

8 All my Religion and my Life,
Art thou, my Lamb, my God;
I'm fix'd, from hence my future Strife
Shall be to praise thy Blood.

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

Author: James Relly

James Relly was born about 1722 at Jeffreston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, and died in 1778. He was converted to Christianity during the Great Awakening ushered in by George Whitefield. He worked under George Whitefield as a Calvinistic Methodist preacher and missionary. However, Whitefield and Relly separated ways over Relly's seemingly universalist teaching that all humanity was elect (i.e. saved) when Christ took the punishment for all sin when he died. He also departed from both the Calvinists and Methodists by taking the doctrine of Justification further, in teaching that believers no longer sin and the Law's sole purpose is to condemn humanity and point them to Christ. He was the mentor of John Murray, the founder of the Universalist Ch… Go to person page >

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First Line: See, O my soul, with wonder see
Author: James Relly
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Hymns, Poems, and Spiritual Songs #I.XIX

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Evangelical Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #6

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #62

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #CI

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