Old-Line Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune Book

Hymn #413: The Lord, Descending From Above

Hymn #412 Hymn #414

The Gospel

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413 (C.M.) Isaac Watts

The Lord, descending from above,

Convenes His children near,

While pow'r and truth and boundless love

Display their glories here.

Here in Thy gospel's wondrous frame

What wisdom we perceive!

We learn of Thy beloved name,

And in that name believe.

Thy name is writ in fairest lines,

Thy wonders here we trace;

Wisdom through all the myst'ry shines,

And shines in Jesus' face.

The law its best obedience owes

To our incarnate God;

And Thy revenging justice shows

Its honors in His blood.

But still the lustre of Thy grace

Our warmer thoughts employs,

Gilds the whole scene with brighter rays,

And more exalts our joys.

Hymn #412 Hymn #414