Christ, Found in Fashion as a Man

What condescending grace and love

Author: John Peacock
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 What condescending grace and love
Did Christ for us display,
Who left the glorious worlds above,
To dwell in mortal clay!

2 He not th'angelic form assum'd,
Nor the celestial frame:
Tho' angels nobler natures boast,
And boast a nobler name.

3 Behold of Abrah'm's faithful seed
The great Redeemer born;
See him, in mortal flesh appear,
Our nature to adorn!

4 It well the Saviour's love became,
A human form to wear,
That he might thus our guilt atone,
And our transgressions bear.

5 Jesus our merciful high priest,
Inflam'd with love divine,
Redeem'd his people with his blood,
And did his life resign.

6 The pains, the agonies, he bore,
To our transgressions due;—
His arm in the distressing hour
His satins shall succour too.

7 Then to the throne of sov'reign grace,
Let us with joy draw near,
That we may gain a rich supply,
For all we want is there.

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

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 >

Text Information

First Line: What condescending grace and love
Title: Christ, Found in Fashion as a Man
Author: John Peacock
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Hymns #65

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #65

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #CIV

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The Boston Collection of Sacred and Devotional Hymns #61

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