Friday, April 30, 2010

FROM HEAV’N THE SINNING ANGELS FELL

From Heav’n the sinning angels fell,
And wrath and darkness chained them down;
But man, vile man, forsook his bliss,
And mercy lifts him to a crown.

Amazing work of sovereign grace
That could distinguish rebels so!
Our guilty treasons called aloud
For everlasting fetters, too.

To Thee, to Thee, Almighty Love,
Our souls, ourselves, our all we pay:
Millions of tongues shall sound Thy praise
On the bright hills of heav’nly day.


Words: Isaac Watts, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 1707-9, Book II
Music: Joseph Mainzer, circa 1845

“I beheld Satan as lightning fall from Heaven.” Luke 10:18


Touched by an Angel: The Album

7 comments:

  1. Faith,
    I am new to your blog, and love it. Look forward to reading more. :-)

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  2. Love the poetry of the old hymns!

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  3. Beautiful Blog! I wish you a happy christmas!

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  4. Great song, thanks for sharing:)

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    With all Good Wishes for a prosperous and blessed New year 2011
    Best Philip Ariel

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