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Here all the perfections of Deity shine.
divine; His justice and grace receive honour thereby, And all for the lifting of Jesus on high.
When first the great project to angels was
known, They hailed Him, in songs, as the Lamb on
His throne; The concave of Heaven resounds with their
cry, God-man Mediator, they lift Him on hgh.
All things for His sake did Jehovah prepare, For of Him and to Him and through Him
they are, All systems and worlds that revolve in the
sky, Were made for the lifting of Jesus on high.
Set up the Head of His mystical frame,
name ; And nothing was wanting which God could
supply, To aid the uplifting of Jesus on high.
When man was created, what wisdom we see,
When Adam to eat of the fruit was inclin'd,
From hence it appears, He made nothing in
vain, For Adam, thus form’d, was a link in the
In him 'twas decreed, that Christ's members
should die, And all for the lifting of Jesus on high.
Here Satan was vanquish'd in what he had
done, The fall wrought the channel where mercy In streams of salvation which never run dry, And all for the lifting of Jesus on high
The law that was giv'n on Sinai of old,
In fulness of time he came under the law,
He slept in the tomb till the morning arose That signed his release, and confounded his
foes; Then, bursting its bars, He ascended the sky, To reign in his glory eternal on high.
'Twas not from the creature salvation took
The whole was of God, to the praise of his
grace; And all to his g'ory shall tend by and by, And accomplish the lifting of Jesus on high.
His wisdom contrived the adorable plan, Grace, mercy, and peace, and good will to
The great Three-in-One did the same ratify, And all for the lifring of Jesus on high.
Rev. 1, 5, 6.
Psalm cxlvii. I.
As here in the valley we move:
And give thanks to our Saviour above.
Long Metre. PRAISE God, from whom all blessings fion ; Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host; Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
Four Lines. 7's.
As the old 104th,
Common Metre. To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
One God, whom we adore, Pe glory, as through ages fast,
Now, and for evermore.