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Son Of God, In Heaven We View Thee

by C.A. Coates

Tune: Wycliff

1 SON of God, in heaven we view Thee
Of God's love the Object meet;
While, Lord Jesus Christ, 'tis through Thee
All our blessing is complete.

2 As Thy brethren we surround Thee,
Firstborn of a heavenly race;
He who has with glory crowned Thee
Called us to this blessed place.

3 From the triumph and the glory
Of Thy rest in love divine,
Comes to us the wondrous story,
How God's purpose made us Thine;

4 How by dying Thou hast freed us
From the man of sin and shame,
That, unhindered, Thou might'st lead us
Now to know Thy Father's name.

5 And responsive to Thy longing,
We would now abide in love;
Know Thy joy, as those belonging
To Thyself in heaven above.

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