The Gospel. Ezek. 11. 19; 37. 9, 10
I. Watts L.M.
This is the word of truth and love,
Sent to the nations from above;
Jehovah here resolves to show
What his almighty grace can do.
Lo! at its sound the dead revive,
Quickened by grace are made alive;
Dry bones are raised and clothed afresh,
And hearts of stone are turned to flesh.
[Lions and beasts of savage name
Put on the nature of the lamb;
While the vile world esteem it strange,
Gaze and admire, and hate the change.]
May but this grace my soul renew,
Let sinners gaze and hate me too;
The word that saves me does engage
A sure defence from all their rage.