Justification

This past Wednesday we sang this hymn at prayer meeting. Parts of it have stuck with me since then.

Justification

by

Augustus M. Toplady and William Croft

If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. John 7:37

Fountain of never ceasing grace, Thy saints’ exhaustless theme, Great object of immortal praise, Essentially supreme;

We bless thee for the glorious fruits Thine incarnation gives; The righteousness which grace imputes, And faith alone receives.

In thee we have a righteousness By God himself approved; Our rock, our sure foundation this, Which never can be moved.

Our ransom by thy death was paid, For all thy people giv’n, The law thou perfectly obeyed, That they might enter heav’n.

As all, when Adam sinned alone, In his transgression died, So by the righteousness of one Are sinners justified;

We to thy merit, gracious Lord, With humblest joy submit, Again to Paradise restored, In thee alone complete. Amen.

Trinity Hymnal #440

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  1. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    A HYMN-DINGER!!!

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