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1001. Jesus, our Lord! how rich thy grace!

1 Jesus our Lord! how rich thy grace!
Thy bounties--how complete!
How shall we count the wondrous sum,
Or pay the mighty debt?

2 High on a throne of radiant light
Dost thou exalted shine;
What can our poverty bestow,
Since all the world is thine?

3 But thou hast brethren here below,
The children of thy grace,
Whose humble names thou wilt confess
Before thy Father's face.

4 In them thou mayst be clothed and fed,
Be visited and cheered;
And, in their accents of distress,
The Saviour's voice be heard.

5 Whate'er our willing hearts can give,
Lord, at thy feet we lay;
Grace will the humble gift receive,
And grace at length repay.

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First Line: Jesus, our Lord! how rich thy grace!
Author: Doddridge
Meter: C. M.
Publication Date: 1873
Topic: Benevolence; Charitable Appropriations
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