Paschal Lamb By God Appointed
Paschal Lamb, by God appointed,
All our sins on thee were laid:
By almighty love anointed,
Thou hast full atonement made.
Adam’s sons are now forgiven,
Through the virtue of thy blood!
Open’d is the gate of heaven–
Peace is made ‘twixt man and God.
Jesus, hail, entthron’d in glory,
There for ever to abide;
All the heavenly hosts adore thee,
Seated at thy Father’s side.
There for sinners thou art pleading–
There thou dost our place prepare;
Ever for us interceding,
Till in glory we appear.
Glory, honour, pow’r, and blessing,
Thou art worthy to receive;
Loudest praises, without ceasing,
Meet it is for us to give.
When we join th’ angelic spirits,
In their sweetest, noblest lays,
We will sing our Saviour’s merits–
Gladly chant Immanuel’s praise.