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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.
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.
When from the dust of death I rise
to claim my mansion in the skies,
ev'n then this shall be all my plea,
Jesus hath lived, hath died, for me.
Jesus, be endless praise to thee,
whose boundless mercy hath for me
for me a full atonement made,
an everlasting ransom paid.
O let the dead now hear thy voice;
now bid thy banished ones rejoice;
their beauty this, their glorious dress,
Jesus, thy blood and righteousness.

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First Line:
Jesus, thy blood and righteousness
Title:
The Lord our Righteousness
German Title:
Christi Blut und Gerechtigkeit
Translator:
John Wesley
Author:
Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf (1739)
Meter:
8.8.8.8
Language:
English
Copyright:
Public Domain

Tune Information

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Title:
ST. CRISPIN
Composer:
George J. Elvey (1862)
Meter:
8.8.8.8
Copyright:
Public Domain