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7 Is he the Head? Each member lives, And owns the vital powers he gives; The saints below, and saints above Join'd by his Spirit and his love.
8 Is he a Fountain? There I bathe,
he a Rock? How firm he proves! The Rock of ages never moves: And the sweet streams that from him Attend me all the desert through.[flow,
10 Is he a Door? I'll enter in ; Behold the pastures large and green, A paradise divinely fair;
None but the sheep have freedom there.
11 IS JESUS laid a Corner-stone,
12 Is he a Star? He breaks the night, Piercing the shades with dawning light;
e 1 Corinthians xii. 27.
2 Sam. xxii. 2; 1 Cor. x. 4. il Peterii. 4 to 7.
f Zechariah xiii. 1.
John x. 9.
I know his glories from afar,
I know the bright, the morning star.
13 Is he a Sun? His beams are grace, His course is joy and righteousness; Nations rejoice when he appears
To chase their clouds, and dry their
140 let me climb those higher skies, Where storms and darkness never rise! There he displays his powers abroad, And shines and reigns th' incarnate GOD.
15 Nor earth, nor seas, nor sun, nor stars,
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Without controversy great is the mystery of godliness:
To his name they join the words-
2 See, he stands at Pilate's bar! Most despis'd of all by far;
Still to him belong the words
King of Kings, and Lord of Lords."
7 Malachi iv. 2.
3 He who wears the crown of thorns,
Clear his title to the words-
5 Past the conflict of his love;
7 Join, ye saints, with heav'n agree;
Still united to the words-
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I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, that unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.— ISAIAH xlv. 23.
JESUS, hail, thou great I AM!
Angel-harps resound thy praise;
2 Hail, thou everlasting Lord,
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KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. REV. xix. 16.
"KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS!"
Let his people raise their song.
2 Hark! how angels sound his praise ! Fill'd with transport, while they gaze: Glory, honour, praise, and pow'r, These are thine for evermore.
3 Crown him then whom angels sing; Crown him everlasting King!
JESUS fills the throne above,
4 Holy, holy, holy, Lord!
Heav'n and earth thy name record:
Pow'r and praise to thee belong,
When we shall from earth be free;
136. For his Greatness.-7-6-8.
PRAISE the Lord who reigns above,
And all his greatness show;