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Jesus, Our Lord, With Joy We Wait

by Theo. Ruse

Tune: Attercliffe C.M.

1 JESUS, our Lord, with joy we wait
To see Thy blessed face;
Though weak on earth our present state,
Our strength is in Thy grace.

2 Thy precious blood shed by that grace
To God has made us nigh,
And sanctified us for the place
Of worshippers on high.

3 By faith within the veil we're led,
Where Thou hast entered in;
"Not made with hands" the courts we tread,
Nor e'er defiled by sin.

4 Responsive to the Father's heart
In worship we would bow;
Thy Spirit doth this grace impart
To those who trust Thee now.

5 The way, the worshippers, the place,
All sanctified by blood;
Thy Spirit leads --- sweet fruit of grace ---
In worship now to God.

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