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Hail, Thou Once Despised Jesus!
HYFRYDOL | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
John Bakewell, 1721-1819
Rowland H. Prichard, 1811-1887
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Hail, Thou once despised Jesus!
Hail, Thou Galilean King!
Thou didst suffer to release us;
Thou didst free salvation bring.
Hail, Thou agonizing Saviour,
Bearer of our sin and shame!
By Thy merits we find favor;
Life is given through Thy name.
Paschal Lamb, by God appointed,
All our sins on Thee were laid;
By almighty love anointed,
Thou hast full atonement made:
All Thy people are forgiven
Through the virtue of Thy blood;
Opened is the gate of heaven,
Peace is made 'twixt man and God.
Jesus, hail! enthroned in glory,
There forever to abide;
All the heav'nly hosts adore Thee,
Seated at Thy Father's side.
There for sinners Thou art pleading,
There Thou dost our place prepare,
Ever for us interceding,
Till in glory we appear.
Worship, hon or, pow'r and blessing
Thou art worthy to receive;
Loudest praises, without ceasing,
Meet it is for us to give.
Help, ye bright angelic spirits,
Bring your sweetest, noblest lays;
Help to sing our Saviour's merits,
Help to chant Immanuel's praise!
OTHER HYMNS with the SAME TUNE:
Call Jehovah Thy Salvation James Montgomery, 1771-1854
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
I Will Sing the Wondrous Story Francis H. Rowley, 1854-1952
Our Great Saviour J. Wilbur Chapman, 1859-1918
3 And said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they smote him with their hands.