Hymn Selection

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8.7.8.7. Iambic


1
OUR God, we bless Thee for Thy love
Made manifest in Jesus;
We praise Thy Name, that by His death
Thy love from bondage frees us.
2
The darkness and the distance gone,
No longer room for sadness;
Love's disposition now made known,
Thy saints are filled with gladness.
3
Thine attributes, O God, are seen
In Jesus crowned with glory,
And in our hearts Thy praises ring
As with Him now before Thee.
4
A people formed to show Thy praise,
For every tongue and nation,
Rest, in the nearness of Thy love,
In covenant relation.
5
Thy willing people, formed in love
From which no power shall sever,
With great delight, with holy hands,
We'd serve Thee thus for ever.

T. Rofe

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"Wherefore encourage one another, and build up each one the other, even as also ye do."