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The Primitive Methodist Hymnal, 1889094
With Glorious Clouds Encompassed RoundRev. Charles Wesley (1707-1788)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
094AbridgeIsaac Smith (1735-1800)Common Meter (8.6.8.6.)

1With glorious clouds encompassed round,
Whom angels dimly see,
Will the Unsearchable be found,
Or God appear to me?
2Will He forsake His throne above,
Himself to worms impart?
Answer, Thou Man of grief and love,
And speak it to my heart!
3In manifested love explain
Thy wonderful design!
What meant the suffering Son of Man,
The streaming blood divine?
4Didst Thou not in our flesh appear,
And live and die below,
That I may now perceive Thee near,
And my Redeemer know?
5Come, then, and to my soul reveal
The heights and depths of grace,
The wounds which all my sorrows heal,
That dear disfigured face.
6Before my eyes of faith confest
Stand forth a slaughtered Lamb;
And wrap me in Thy crimson vest,
And tell me all Thy name.
7Jehovah in Thy person show,
Jehovah crucified!
And then the pardoning God I know,
And feel the blood applied.
8I view the Lamb in His own light,
Whom angels dimly see,
And gaze, transported with the sight,
To all eternity.
Genesis32:24-2924 And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. 25 And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him. 26 And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me. 27 And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. 28 And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed. 29 And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there.
Isaiah63:1,21 Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save. 2 Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, and thy garments like him that treadeth in the winefat?
John1:14And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
1 Timothy3:7Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
1 Timothy3:16And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

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