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CXVI. Redeeming Love

1 Now begin the heavenly theme,
Sing aloud in Jesu's name:
Ye, who his salvation prove,
Triumph in redeeming love.

2 Ye, who see the Father's grace
Beaming in the Saviour's face,
As to Canaan on ye move,
Praise and bless redeeming love.

3 Mourning souls, dry up your tears,
Banish all your guilty fears;
See your guilt and curse remove,
Cancell'd by redeeming love.

4 Ye, alas! who long have been
Willing slaves of death and sin,
Now from bliss no longer rove,
Stop and taste redeeming love.

5 Welcome all, by sin opprest,
Welcome to his sacred rest;
Nothing brought him from above,
Nothing but redeeming love.

6 He subdu'd th' infernal powers[
Those tremendous foes of ours,
From their cursed empire drove;
Mighty in redeeming love.

7 Hither, then, your music bring,
Strike aloud each cheerful string;
Mortals join the hosts above,
Join to praise redeeming love.

Text Information
First Line: Now begin the heavenly theme
Title: Redeeming Love
Meter: 7s.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1793
Topic: The Christian LIfe
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