528. Gentiles by nature, we belong

Gentiles by nature, we belong
To the wild olive wood;
Grace took us from the barren tree,
And grafts us in the good.

With the same blessings grace endows
The Gentile and the Jew;
If pure and holy be the root,
Such are the branches too.

Then let the children of the saints
Be dedicate to God,
Pour out thy Spirit on them, Lord,
And wash them in thy blood.

Thus to the parents and their seed
Shall thy salvation come,
And num'rous households meet at last
In one eternal home.

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First Line: Gentiles by nature, we belong
Author: Isaac Watts
Publication Date: 1835
Meter: C. M.
Scripture: Romans 11:16-17; Psalm 50:21; Psalm 50:16; Psalm 50:8; Psalm 50:5; Psalm 50:1
Topic: Judgment: day; Sinner: and saint's portion; God: the judge (6 more...)
Language: English
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