Grace-Giver

orchidee



Tune: St Francis Xavier

('My God, I love thee, not because')

Ephesians 2 v.4-10

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God, who is rich in mercy, He

Comes to save us now, see

With His great love wherewith He loved

Us, and has us encoved

 

Even when we spiritually

Were dead in sins, so be

he made us alive in His Son

Christ Jesus, sinless One

 

By grace we are saved, and God sure

Has raised us up e'ermore

And made us sit together too

Above, with Christ, made new

 

So that in the ages to come

He shows still what is done

Exceeding riches of His grace

We this His kindness trace

 

It is all done through Christ, for we

Cannot ourselves save, see

By grace we are saved through faith, this

The way that none should miss

 

This is not of our own doing sure

'Tis the gift of God sure

Not of man's work, so none can boast

But trust God fully, most

 

For we are God's workmanship, we

In Christ created be

For all good works, God has ordained

Them, we live unashamed

  • Author: orchidee (Offline Offline)
  • Published: December 11th, 2023 02:49
  • Comment from author about the poem: A hymn-poem in 8.6.8.6.
  • Category: Spiritual
  • Views: 7
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Comments3

  • 2781

    Glory be!

    • orchidee

      Thanks 2.

    • Nicholas Browning

      A very fine write, Sir Steve. I enjoy reading how you adhere to the meter.

      • orchidee

        Thanks Sir N. Yes, it's pesky if an extra syllable slips in - sometimes it does. lol.

      • Goldfinch60

        God one Orchi.

        • orchidee

          Thanks Gold.



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