241. Jesus, Thy Blood and Righteousness

1 Jesus, Thy blood and righteousness
My beauty are, my glorious dress;
'Midst flaming worlds, in these arrayed,
With joy shall I lift up my head.

2 Bold shall I stand in Thy great day,
For who aught to my charge shall lay?
Fully absolved through these I am,
From sin and fear, from guilt and shame.

3 Lord, I believe Thy precious blood,
Which, at the mercy seat of God
Forever doth for sinners plead,
For me, e'en for my soul, was shed.

4 Lord, I believe were sinners more
Than sands upon the ocean shore,
Thou hast for all a ransom paid,
For all a full atonement made.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, Thy blood and righteousness
Title: Jesus, Thy Blood and Righteousness
Translator: John Wesley (1740)
Author: Nikolaus L. von Zinzendorf (1739)
Publication Date: 1974
Meter: L.M.
Scripture: Isaiah 61:10; Revelation 7:14
Topic: Christ: Advocate; Christ: Blood
Tune Information
Name: GERMANY
Meter: L.M.
Key: A♭ Major
Source: William Gardiner's Sacred Melodies, 1815



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