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Faith in Christ our Sacrifice. Rom. 5. 11; Heb. 9. 12

I. Watts                               S.M.

1
Not all the blood of beasts
On Jewish altars slain,
Could give the guilty conscience peace,
Or wash away the stain.

2
But Christ, the heavenly Lamb,
Takes all our sins away;
A sacrifice of nobler name
And richer blood than they.

3
My faith would lay her hand
On that dear head of thine;
While like a penitent I stand,
And there confess my sin.

4
My soul looks back to see
The burdens thou didst bear,
When hanging on the accursed tree,
And hopes her guilt was there.

5
Believing, we rejoice
To see the curse remove;
We bless the Lamb with cheerful voice,
And sing his bleeding love.