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.


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