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Perseverance. Ps. 89. 28-34; Isa. 49. 16

W. Hammond              C.M.

1
For us the dear Redeemer died;
Why are we then ashamed?
We stand for ever justified,
And cannot be condemned.

2
Though we believe not, he is true;
The work is in his hand;
His gracious purpose he will do.
And all his word shall stand.

3
If once the love of Christ we feel
Upon our hearts impressed,
The mark of that celestial seal
Can never be erased.

4
The Lord will scourge us if we stray,
And wound us with distress;
But he will never take away
His covenant of peace.

5
The peace which Jesus’ blood secures,
And fixes in our hearts,
To all eternity endures,
Nor finally departs.