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To Jesus, lifted up on high

To Jesus, lifted up on high

Author: James Relly
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 To Jesus, lifted up on High;
As Doves unto their Windows fly
We speed for Life and Peace:
His Blood, how pow'rfully it draws!
Now it hath quite remov'd the Cause
Of Sorrow and Distress.

2 As Members to their Head must join,
And Branches grow in their own Vine,
So are we in the Lamb:
Ours all his Beauty, Life, and Fruit,
On him we grow, our Head and root,
And hail the sacred Name.

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

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 >

Text Information

First Line: To Jesus, lifted up on high
Author: James Relly
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #390

The Universalist Hymn Book #d481

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #437

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