Category Archives: Holy 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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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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With Christ We Share A Mystic Grave

With Christ we share a mystic grave, With Christ we buried lie; But ’tis not in the darksome cave By mournful Calvary. The pure and bright baptismal flood Entombs our nature’s stain; New creatures from the cleansing wave With Christ … Continue reading

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Father, Son And Holy Ghost In Solemn Power Come Down

Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, In solemn power come down! Present with Thy heavenly host, Thine ordinance to crown: See a sinful worm of earth! Bless to him the cleansing flood, Plunge him, by a second birth, Into the depths … 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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Within The Church’s Sacred Fold

Within the Church’s sacred fold, By holy sacrament enrolled, Another lamb we lay: An heir before of sin and shame, Now in the holy triune name His guilt is washed away. O loving Father, Thee we pray Look on this … 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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