185. Majestic Sweetness Sits Enthroned

1 Majestic sweetness sits enthroned
upon the Savior's brow;
his head with radiant glories crowned,
his lips with grace o'erflow.
No mortal can with him compare,
among the sons of men;
fairer is he than all the fair
that fill the heav'nly train.

2 He saw me plunged in deep distress,
he flew to my relief;
for me he bore the shameful cross,
and carried all my grief.
To him I owe my life and breath,
and all the joys I have;
he makes me triumph over death,
and saves me from the grave.

3 To heav'n, the place of his abode,
he brings my weary feet;
shows me the glories of my God,
and makes my joys complete.
Since from his bounty I receive
such proofs of love divine,
had I a thousand hearts to give,
Lord, they should all be thine.

Text Information
First Line: Majestic sweetness sits enthroned
Title: Majestic Sweetness Sits Enthroned
Author: Samuel Stennett (1787; Alt.)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: C.M.D.
Scripture: Hebrews 2:9
Topic: Jesus Christ: His Love and Grace; Beauty of Christ of God; Christ: Deity of (4 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: HETHERTON
Composer: John K. Robb (1949)
Meter: C.M.D.
Key: G Major



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