The Church Is One Foundation. Is Jesus Christ Her Lord.


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The Church Is One Foundation. Is Jesus Christ Her Lord.

 

 

 

 

 

1.      The Church is one foundation

Is Jesus Christ her Lord:

She is His new creation

By water and the word;

From heaven He came and sought her

To be His holy bride;

With His own blood He bought her,

And for her life He died.

 

 

 

 

2.      Elect from every nation,

Yet one over all the earth,

Her charter of Salvation

One Lord, one faith, one birth,

One holy name she blesses

Partakes on holy food,

And to one hope she presses,

With every grace endued.

 

 

 

3.      Though with a scornful wonder

Men see her sore oppressed,

By schisms rent asunder,

By heresies distressed,

Yet saints their watch are keeping,

Their cry goes up, “Hoe Long?”

And soon the night of weeping

Shall be the…

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