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Eternal Settlements. Eph. 1. 3-12; 2 Tim. 1. 9; Tit. 1. 2

D. Herbert       C.M.

1
Before all worlds, the glorious plan,
The blest eternal deed,
Was settled by the eternal Three,
That Christ for man should bleed.

2
Astonished angels stand amazed,
That Christ should die for man;
This proves the eternal love of God,
Who gloried in his plan.

3
But what can poor lost sinners say,
When once they get a view;
And hear the blessed Spirit say,
“All this was done for you”?

4
“Why me, why me, O blessed God,
Why such a wretch as me?
Who must for ever lie in hell,
Were not salvation free.”

5
All those that God had foreordained,
These shall and must believe;
Not all the craft of earth or hell
Shall one of these deceive.