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Hymn: What could your Redeemer do (FL)

Hymnal: The Christian Psalmist

Date: 1850

Compiler: Silas W Leonard and A D Fillmore

Publisher/Printer: S W Leonard

First Line: What could your Redeemer do

Topic: <no topic given>

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


Meter: 7s


Hymn Number: 22

Page Number: 025, click to see hymnal pages


WHAT could your Redeemer do
More than he has done for you?
To procure your peace with God,
Could he more than shed his blood?
After all this flow of love,
All his drawings from above,
Why will you your Lord deny?
Why will you resolve to die?

Turn, he cries, O sinner turn,
By his love your God makes known
He would have you turn and live,
He would all the world receive.
If your death were his delight
Would he thus to life invite?
Would he ask, beseech, and cry,
Why will you resolve to die?

Sinners turn while God is near,
Dare not think him insincere;
Now, e'en now, your Saviour stands,
All day long he spreads his hands:
Cries, "You will not happy be,
No, you will not come to me;
Me who life to none deny,
Why will you resolve to die?"

Can you doubt if God is love,
That to all his bowels move?
Will you not his word receive?
Will not his oath believe?
See the suffering Lord appears,
Jesus weeps-believe his tears;
Mingled with his blood they cry,
"Why will you resolve to die?"