Category Archives: The Lord’s Baptism

I Come The Great Redeemer Cries

“I come,” The great Redeemer cries “To do Thy will, O Lord!” At Jordan’s flood, behold! He seals The sure prophetic word. “Thus it becomes Us to fulfill All righteousness,” He said; He spake obedient, and beneath The yielding wave … Continue reading

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To Jordan’s Stream The Savior Goes

To Jordan’s stream the Savior goes To do His Father’s will, His breast with sacred ardor glows, Each precept to fulfill. Behold Him buried in the flood, The emblem of His grave, Who from the bosom of His God Came … Continue reading

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O Thou Who In Jordan

O Thou who in Jordan didst bow Thy meek head, And, ’whelmed in our sorrow, didst sink to the dead, Then rose from the darkness to glory above, And claimed for Thy chosen the kingdom of love. Thy footsteps we … Continue reading

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The Son of Man From Jordan Rose

The Son of Man from Jordan rose, And prayed to God above; When lo, the opening heav’ns disclose A swift descending dove. The Spirit, lighting on His brow, Anoints the Holy One; The Father’s voice declaring, “Thou Art My belovèd … Continue reading

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To Jordan Came Our Lord The Christ

To Jordan came our Lord the Christ, To do God’s pleasure willing, And there was by Saint John baptized, All righteousness fulfilling; There did He consecrate a bath To wash away transgression, And quench the bitterness of death By His … Continue reading

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