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One great immortal name
The fulness of redeeming grace. 3 When from his pierced side
Came forth, in bleeding love,
That all her maladies were heal'd. 4 What tho' I mortal am,
And shall to dust return;
[STEELE.] Redemption by Chrift alone. ENSLAV'D by fin and bound' in chains,
Beneath its dreadful tyrant fway, And doom'd to everlasting pains,
We wretched guilty captives fay. 2 Nor gold, nor gems could buy our peace;
Nor the whole world's collected ftore
A thousand worlds were all too poor. 3 Jefus the Lord, the mighty God,
An all-fufficient ransom paid ;
4 Jesus the facrifice became,
To rescue guilty souls from hell;
Beneath avenging justice fell.
may our grateful hearts adore
Nor wear its cruel fetters more!
The glorious work it has begur,
HYMN CLI. L. M. [WATTS·LYR. 1
The glories of Redemption. FATHER, how wide thy glory fhines !
How high thy wonders rise ! Known thro? the earth by thousand figns,
By thousands thro' the skies.
Their motions speak thy skill ;
We read thy patience ftill.
On all thy creatures writ,
To fave rebellious worms,
5 Our thoughts are lost in rev'rend awe;
We love, and we adore ;
So much of God before.
And thought can never trace,
HYMN CLII. P. M. [WRITEFIELD'S COLL.]
Saluation, it is finished.
? head ;
Whilst we this sentence scan,
Complete for helpless man.
Finish'd for sinners, pardning peace;
In'sweet oblivion laid.
The law no longer can cordemn,
Loose him, and let him go. 4 unbelief, injurious bar !
Source of tormenting, fruitless fear,
Why dost thou yet reply?
And silence ev'ry cry.
But ah ! the praise his word demands;
HYMN CLHI. L. M. [S. STENNETT.]
The Free Salvation of God. * TIS finish?d : so the Saviour cried,
And meekly bow'd his head and died. 'Tis finish'd's yes, the race is run,
The battle fought, the vict'ry won.
And all the ancient prophets said
In me the Saviour of mankind.
Must stain his robes with purple gore :
And Jewish rites no more remain. 4 'Tis finish'd ; this my dying groan
Shall sins of ev'ry kind atone :
By this my last expiring breath. 5
'Tis finish'd ; heav'n is reconcil'd,
Peace, love, and happiness again
Return and dwell with sinful men. 6 'Tis finish'd ; let the joyful found
Be heard through all the nations round:
The Glad Tidings of Salvation.
?Tis pleasure to our ears ;
A cordial for our fears.
At hell's dark door we lay;
To see a heav'nly day,
The spacious earth around,
HYMN,CLV. P. M. [L. 24. 6)
God's Love Eternal and Unchangeable,
How small thy faith appears;