|Text:||Baptism in Jordan|
1 As Jordan rolls his wave,
Around Christ Jesus' head,
Methinks I see the Saviour's grave;
And Christ among the dead.
2 Shall death confine the Lord?
Or hold the King of men?
He bursts the tomb, he quits the grave,
And opes the Tyrant's den.
3 All glorious, see him rise
Triumphant o'er his foes:
Against the dwelling of the strong,
Ariel, Jesus goes.
4 Hail, Judah's lion, hail!
The vict'ry, Lord, is thine:
And death subdu'd—and hell itself
The rpey to thee resign.
5 O, for a song of praise,
Immortal as thy fame:
But Heav'n in solemn silence kneels
Before th' Almighty Lamb.
|First Line:||As Jordan rolls his wave|
|Title:||Baptism in Jordan|
|Topic:||Hymns, on the Life of Immanuel, the Head of every Man|