147. Go to Dark Gethsemane

1 Go to dark Gethsemane,
Ye that feel the tempter's pow'r;
Your Redeemer's conflict see;
Watch with Him one bitter hour;
Turn not from His griefs away;
Learn of Jesus Christ to pray.

2 Follow to the judgment hall;
View the Lord of life arraigned.
O the wormwood and the gall!
O the pangs His soul sustained!
Shun not suff'ring, shame, or loss;
Learn of Him to bear the cross.

3 Calv'ry's mournful mountain climb;
There, adoring at His feet,
Mark that miracle of time,
God's own sacrifice complete:
"It is finished!" hear the cry;
Learn of Jesus Christ to die.

4 Early hasten to the tomb
Where they laid His breathless clay;
All is solitude and gloom,
Who hath taken Him away?
Christ is ris'n! He meets our eyes.
Savior, teach us so to rise.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Go to dark Gethsemane
Title: Go to Dark Gethsemane
Author: James Montgomery (1825)
Publication Date: 1974
Meter: 7 7 7 7 7 7
Scripture: Matthew 26:36; Luke 24:1; John 18:28
Topic: Christ: Death; Christ: Gethsemane; Christ: Resurrection2 more...
Tune Information
Name: REDHEAD
Composer: Richard Redhead (1853)
Meter: 7 7 7 7 7 7
Key: E♭ Major



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