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Hymn: Sweet the moment rich in blessing (FL)

Hymnal: The Christian Psalmist

Date: 1850

Compiler: Silas W Leonard and A D Fillmore

Publisher/Printer: S W Leonard

First Line: Sweet the moment rich in blessing

Topic: <no topic given>

Writer: <no first name given> <no last name given>


Meter: 8s and 7s


Hymn Number: 216

Page Number: 216, click to see hymnal pages


SWEET the moment rich in blessing,

Which before the cross I spend;

Life, and health, and peace possessing,

From the sinner's dying Friend:

Here I'll sit, for ever viewing

Mercy's streams in streams of blood:

Precious drops my soul bedewing,

Plead and claim my peace with God.

Truly blessed in this station,

Low before his cross to lie;

While I see divine compassion

Floating in his languid eye:

Here it is I find my heaven,

While upon the Lamb I gaze:

Love I much? I've much forgiven-

I'm a miracle of grace!

Love and grief my heart dividing,

With my tears his feet I'll bathe;

Constant still in faith abiding,

Life deriving from his death.

May I still enjoy this feeling,

In all need to Jesus go;

Prove his wounds each day more healing,

And himself more deeply know.