The Church Of Christ That He Hath Hallow


The Church of Christ, which He hath hallowed here
To be His house, is scattered far and near
In North, and South, and East, and West abroad;
And yet in earth and heaven, thro’ Christ, her Lord,
The Church is one.

One member knoweth not another here,
And yet their fellowship is true and near;
One is their Savior, and their Father one;
One Spirit rules them, and among them none
Lives to himself.

They life to Him Who bought them with His blood,
Baptized them with His Spirit, pure and good;
And in true faith and ever-burning love,
Their hearts and hopes ascend to seek above
The eternal good.

O Spirit of the Lord, all life is Thine;
Now fill Thy Church with life and power divine,
That many children may be born to Thee
And spread Thy knowledge like the boundless sea
To Christ’s great praise.