CXXXII. Salvation, Righteousness, and Strength in CHRIST

1 JEHOVAH speaks! let Isr'el hear;
Let all the Earth rejoice and fear,
While GOD's eternal Son proclaims
His Sov'reign Honours and his Names:

2 "I am the Last, and I the First,
"The SAVIOUR-GOD, and GOD the Just;
"There's none beside pretends to shew
"Such Justice and Salvation too.

[3 "Ye that in Shades of Darkness dwell,
"Just on the Verge of Death and Hell,
"Look up to me from distant Lands;
"Light, Life, and Heav'n are in my Hands.

4 "I by my holy Name have sworn,
"Nor shall the Word in vain return;
"To me shall all Things bend the Knee,
"And ev'ry Tongue shall swear to me.]

5 "In me alone shall Men confess
"Lies all their Strength and Righteousness;
"But such as dare dispise my Name,
"I'll clothe them with eternal Shame.

6 "In me the LORD, shall all the Seed
"Of Isr'el from their Sins be freed;
"And by their shining Graces prove
"Their Int'rest in my pard'ning Love."

Text Information
First Line: JEHOVAH speaks, let Isr'el hear
Title: Salvation, Righteousness, and Strength in CHRIST
Publication Date: 1791
Scripture: Isaiah 45:22-24
Topic: Being and Perfections of God
Language: English
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