Hymns for our Lord's Resurrection/Hymn VII
By the Mystery of thy holy Incarnation; by thy holy Nativity and Circumcision; by thy Baptism, Fasting, and Temptation; by thine Agony, and bloody Sweat; by thy Cross and Passion; by thy precious Death and Burial; by thy glorious Resurrection and Ascension; and by the Coming of the Holy Ghost, Good Lord, deliver us. Litany.
1JESU, shew us thy Salvation,
(In thy Strength we strive with Thee)
By thy Mystic Incarnation,
By thy pure Nativity;
Save us Thou, our New-Creator,
Into all our Souls impart,
Thy Divine Unsinning Nature,
Form Thyself within our Heart.
2By thy First Blood-shedding heal us;
Cut us off from every Sin,
By thy Circumcision seal us,
Write thy Law of Love within;
By thy Spirit circumcise us,
Kindle in our Hearts a Flame;
By thy Baptism baptize us
Into all thy Glorious Name.
3By thy Fasting and Temptation
Mortify our vain Desires,
Take away what Sense, or Passion,
Appetite, or Flesh requires:
Arm us with thy Self-denial,
Every tempted Soul defend,
Save us in the fiery Trial,
Make us faithful to the End.
4By thy sorer Sufferings save us,
Save us when conform'd to Thee,
By thy Miseries relieve us,
By thy painful Agony;
When beneath thy Frown we languish,
When we feel thine Anger's Weight,
Save us by thine unknown Anguish,
Save us by thy Bloody Sweat.
5By that highest Point of Passion,
By thy Sufferings on the Tree,
Save us from the Indignation
Due to all Mankind, and me:
Hanging, bleeding, panting, dying,
Gasping out thy latest Breath,
By thy precious Death's Applying
Save us from Eternal Death.
6From the World of Care release us,
By thy decent Burial save,
Crucified with Thee, O Jesus,
Hide us in thy quiet Grave:
By thy Power divinely glorious,
By thy Resurrection's Power
Raise us up, o'er Sin victorious,
Raise us up to fall no more.
7By the Pomp of Thine Ascending,
Live we here to Heaven restor'd,
Live in Pleasures never ending,
Share the Portion of our Lord:
Let us have our Conversation
With the Blessed Spirits above,
Sav'd with all thy great Salvation,
Perfectly renew'd in Love.
8Glorious Head, triumphant Saviour,
High enthron'd above all Height,
We have now thro' Thee found Favour,
Righteous in thy Father's Sight:
Hears He not thy Prayer unceasing?
Can He turn away thy Face:
Send us down the purchas'd Blessing,
Fulness of the Gospel-Grace.
9By the Coming of thy Spirit,
As a mighty rushing Wind,
Save us into all thy Merit,
Into all thy Sinless Mind;
Let the perfect Gift be given,
Let thy Will in us be seen,
Done on Earth as 'tis in Heaven:
Lord, thy Spirit cries Amen!