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Jesus, Your Blood and Righteousness


Words by Nikolaus L. von Zinzendorf (1792-1866)
Tune: HURSLEY from Katholisches Gesangbuch, Vienna, c. 1774
Key signature: F major (1 flat)
Meter: 8.8.8.8.(L.M.)
Public Domain
1. Jesus, Your blood and righteousness My beauty are, my glorious dress; before Your throne, in these arrayed, joyful shall I lift up my head.
2. Bold shall I stand in that great day; Freed from a debt I could not pay. Fully absolved from these I am: From sin and fear, from guilt and shame.
3. Lord, I believe Your precious blood, Which, at the mercy seat of God, Forever does for sinners plead, For my unworthy soul was shed.
4. Lord, I believe were sinners more Than sands upon the ocean shore, You have for us a ransom paid, For us a full atonement made.