To sing Immanuel's grace divine

To sing Immanuel's grace divine

Author: John Peacock
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 To sing Immanuel's grace divine,
Ye saints employ your tuneful breath:
Delightful is the sacred theme,
Of Jesus' love more strong than death.

2 Lo! whilst we were his enemies,
Meet objects of almighty wrath;
He paid his life a sacrifice,
His love to shew more strong than death.

3 Sinners to save from endless woes,
The Father's frown he sunk beneath;
The law's dread penalty he bore,
Displaying love, more strong than death:

4 Ye saints unite with those above,
Ev'n in your last expiring breath:
Unite to sing the Saviour's love,
More strong, more powerfulthan death.


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

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 >

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First Line: To sing Immanuel's grace divine
Author: John Peacock
Copyright: Public Domain

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