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Hymn/Song Information

THE BRIDE OF CHRIST



eHymnBook # 17106
Title:
THE BRIDE OF CHRIST
First Line:
O church of God thou spotless bride
LYRICS
Meter: 8 6 8 6 D (D.C.M.)
Writer(s):
Trans/Adapted:
Dates: 1911
Bible Refs:

O church of God,
thou spotless bride,
On Jesus breast secure;
No stains of sin in thee abide,
Thy garments all are pure.
Of unity and holiness
Thy gentle voice doth sing;
Of purity and lowliness
Thy songs in triumph ring.


Thou lovely virgin, thou art fair,
Thy mothers only child;
Thy heavínly music let me hear,
Thy voice is sweet and mild.
Thy cheeks adorned with jewels bright,
Thy neck with chains of gold;
Unfurl thy banners in thy might,
Thy graces rich unfold.


She stood attired in spotless dress
The early morning through,
And then into the wilderness
On eagleís wings she flew.
And nourished there
from heavínly clime,
She lived for many years;
Now, in this blessed evening time
Her glory reappears.


She leans upon an Arm of love
No sin her garments taints;
Theyíre made of linen wovín aboveó
The righteousness of saints.
The marriage of the Lamb is come,
His bride all ready stands;
The Bridegroom soon
will take her home
To dwell in heavínly lands.

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