The Incarnation of Jesus

When God would prove his love

Author: John Murray
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 When God would prove his love,
To all the ruin'd race,
Descending from above,
As full of truth and grace,
He join'd our nature to his own,
And sav'd us in himself alone.

2 The work he well perform'd
In love, he came to do,
The pow'rs of hell he storm'd,
And drove th' infernal crew;
O'er death itself victorious rose,
Triumphant over all our foes.

3 Hail, dear almighty King!
We praise thee for thy grace,
Thy victories e sing
Thou Prince of life and peace;
To thee eternal praise is due,
Who by thyself mad'st all things new.

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

Author: John Murray

Murray, Rev. John. (Alton, Hants, England, December 10, 1741--September 3, 11815, Boston, Massachusetts). As a young man he joined the Universalist church in London which had been gathered by James Relly. In 1770 he emigrated to America, bringing with him a copy of the collection Christian Hymns, Poems, and Sacred SOngs, sacred to the praise of God, our Saviour, published by Relly earlier in that year. This book was reprinted for Murray in 1776 at Burlington, New Jersey, and a second reprint in 1782 at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in which five hymns by "J.M." were included. These were the earliest Universalist hymns written in America. Murray is regarded as the founder of the Universalist denomination in the United States and was minister of… Go to person page >

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First Line: When God would prove his love
Title: The Incarnation of Jesus
Author: John Murray
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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