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Who Is That Comes From Edom?

Who is that comes from Edom

Author: John R. Macduff
Tune: ST. AUSTIN (55546)
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

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1 Who is that comes from Edom,
With His garments dyed in blood?
It is He who bought our freedom,
Bearing sin’s accursèd load;
Mighty Savior!
Who alone the wine press trod.

2 Nothing to Thy footstool bringing,
But unworthiness and guilt,
Solely to Thy merits clinging,
All my hopes on Thee are built;
Blessèd Jesus!
Thou canst save me if Thou wilt!

3 Who is this that comes from Edom?
But ’tis not as once He came;
Trembling thousands now must meet Him
On His car of cloud and flame;
Guilty sinners!
Who on earth despised His name.

4 Ne’er may I be of the number
Who shall thus His throne surround,
Startled from a guilty slumber
By the final trumpet sound;
Seeking shelter,
Where no shelter can be found!

5 Oh, Thou Mighty One of Edom,
Who the wine press trodd’st alone,
Let me triumph in Thy freedom
Which Thy bleeding love has won;
Then I’ll meet Thee,
Fearless, on Thy judgment throne!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8056

Author: John R. Macduff

Macduff, John Ross, D.D., second son of Alexander Macduff, of Bonhard, near Perth, was born at Bonhard, May 23, 1818. After studying at the University of Edinburgh, he became in 1842 parish minister of Kettins, Forfarshire, in 1849 of St. Madoes, Perthshire, and in 1855 of Sandyford, Glasgow. He received the degree of D.D. from the University of Glasgow in 1862, and about the same time also from the University of New York. He retired from pastoral work in 1871, lived at Chislehurst, Kent and died in 1887. He has published many practical and devotional works which have attained a wide circulation. In 1857 he was appointed by the General Assembly a member of their Hymnal Committee. His 31 hymns appeared in his Altar Stones, 1853, and were als… Go to person page >

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First Line: Who is that comes from Edom
Title: Who Is That Comes From Edom?
Author: John R. Macduff
Source: Altar Stones, (London: James Nisbet, 1853)
Language: English


The Cyber Hymnal #8056
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