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Monday, November 19, 2018

Come Let Us Sing the Matchless Worth

Come let us sing the matchless worth,
And sweetly sound the glories forth
     Which in the Savior shine:
To God and Christ our praises bring:
The song with which high heaven will ring,
     "Praises for grace divine."

How rich the precious blood He spilt,
Our ransom from the dreadful guilt
     Of sin against our God;
How perfect is the righteousness,
In which unspotted, beauteous dress
     His saints have ever stood!

How rich the character He bears,
And all the form of love He wears,
     Exalted on the throne;
In songs of sweet, untiring praise,
We e'er would sing His perfect ways,
     And make His glories known.

And soon the happy day shall come,
When we shall reach our destined home,
     And see Him face to face;
Then with our Savior, Lord and Friend,
The one unbroken day we'll spend
     In singing still His grace.

- Samuel Medley
#196 in Hymns for the Little Flock

Ephesians 1:17-23 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all. 

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