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346. O Thou, the Eternal Son of God

1 O thou, th'Eternal Son of God,
the Lamb for sinners slain,
we worship, while thy head is bowed
in agony and pain.

2 None tread with thee the holy place;
thou sufferest alone;
thine is the perfect sacrifice
which only can atone.

3 Thou Great High Priest, thy glory-robes
today are laid aside;
and human sorrows, Son of Man,
thy Godhead seem to hide.

4 The cross is sharp, but in thy woe
this is the lightest part;
our sin it is which pierces thee,
and breaks thy sacred heart.

5 Who love thee most, at thy dear cross
will truest, Lord, abide;
make thou that cross our only hope,
O Jesus crucified.

Text Information
First Line: O thou, th'Eternal Son of God
Title: O Thou, the Eternal Son of God
Author: William C. Dix (1864)
Meter: C.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 2018
Scripture: ;
Topic: Christ: Cross of; Christ: Passion and Atoning Death of; Christ: As Priest (1 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: William Horsley (1844)
Meter: C.M.
Key: E♭ Major

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