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Firm as a rock thy truth shall 758. T. 22. stand, (move. When rolling years shall cease to Froyo that dwell below the Watts. Let the Creator's praise arise; 757.* T. 90. Let the Redeemer's name be sung CHRIST JESUS is that precious Through every land, by every grain, (died; tongue.
Which fell into the ground and
2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord! Now since he for our sins was slain,
Eternal truth attends thy word: He doth no more alone abide, Thy praise shall sound from shore
But for the travail of his soul to shore,
His seed appears from pole to pole. Till suns shall rise and set no more.
XXXVI. HOLY BAPTISM.
\ 759. T. 590. Thou saidst, “Preach pardon to the
- Baptize them in the name (lost HEAVEN'S kingdom none shall o, But as a little child; (enter in Of Father, Son, and Holy Ghost;
Therefore the children are by Christ We now will do the same.
Heirs of his kingdom styl'd: 2. He present with us, Lord our Is heaven theirs, none shall forbid Tho' water fails from sin (God;
A child to come to him: To cleanse, yet thy atoning blood who shall forbid the water-flood Can wash this infant clean:
Accept this child we now baptize
His soul be precious in thine eyes,
A babe to overstream?
Be present with us here;
To us his words are dear; 761. T. 22. We now baptize a little child - - Into the Saviour's death; BURIED in baptism with our Lord 'Tis his command, and we perform We rise with him, to life restor’d This solemn act in faith. Not the bare life in Adam lost, Schlicht. But richer far, for more it cost. 760. T. 590. 2. Christ by his blood aton'd for sin: - - This precious blood can wash us LORD Jesus, from thy pierced side clean, Both blood and water stream’d, And he arrays us in the dress A cleansing laver to provide Of his unspotted righteousness. For man, from sin redeem'd : J. Hart.