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Jesus the Son of God who once for us his




Jesus, the Son of God, who once
for us his life resigned,
Now lives in heav’n, our great High Priest,
and never-dying friend.


Through life, through death, let us to him
with constancy adhere;
Faith shall supply new strength, and hope
shall banish ev’ry ear.


To human weakness not severe
is our High Priest above;
His heart o’erflows with tenderness,
his bowels melt with love.


With sympathetic feelings touched,
he knows our feeble frame;
He knows what sore temptations are,
for he has felt the same.


But though he felt temptation’s pow’r,
unconquered he remained;
Nor, ‘midst the frailty of our frame,
by sin was ever stained.


As, in the days of feeble flesh,
he poured forth cries and tears;
So, though exalted, still he feels
what ev’ry Christian bears.


Then let us, with a filial heart,
come boldly to the throne
Of grace supreme, to tell our griefs,
and all our wants make known:


That mercy we may there obtain
for sins and errors past,
And grace to help in time of need,
while days of trial last.

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LYRICS
Meter: 8 6 8 6 (C.M.)
Writer(s):
    Trans/Adapted:
      Dates:
      Bible Refs: Heb 4:14-16;
      MUSIC
      Name: BELMONT
      Meter: 8 6 8 6 (C.M.)
      Writer(s):
        Dates: 1812
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