Father of Everlasting Grace

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Father of Everlasting Grace (1746)
by Charles Wesley
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Father of everlasting grace,
Thy goodness and thy truth we praise,
Thy goodness and thy truth we prove;
Thou hast in honor of thy Son,
The gift unspeakable sent down,
The Spirit of life, and pow'r and love.

Send us the Spirit of thy Son,
To make the depths of Godhead known,
To make us share the life divine;
Send him the sprinkled t' apply,
Send Him our souls to sanctify,
And shew and seal us ever thine.

So shall we pray, and never cease,
So shall we thankfully confess
Thy wisdom, truth, and pow'r, and love;
With joy unspeakable adore,
And bless and praise thee evermore,
And serve thee as thy hosts above.

Till added to that heavenly choir,
We raise our songs of triumph higher,
And praise thee in a nobler strain;
Out soar the first-born Seraph's flight,
And sing with all our friends in light,
Thy everlasting love to man.