Baptism the Answer of a good Conscience.
1 Pet. 3:20,21.
1. Lord, in humble, sweet submission,
Here we meet to follow thee;
Trusting in thy great salvation,
Which alone can make us free.
2. Naught have we to claim as merit;
All the duties we can do
Can no crown of life inherit;
All the praise to thee is due.
3. Yet we come in Christian duty
Down beneath the wave to go;
On the bliss! the heavenly beauty!
Christ, the Lord, was buried so.
4. Come ye children of the kingdom,
Follow him beneath the wave;
Rise, and show his resurrection,
And proclaim his power to save.
5. Is there here a weeping Mary,
Waiting near the Savior's tomb;
Heavy-laden, sick, and weary,
Crying, "O, that I could come!"
6. Welcome, all ye friends of Jesus,
Welcome to his church below;
Venture wholly on the Savior
Come, and with his people go.
"Lord in Humble Sweet Submission"
Words by Robert T. Daniel (1773–1840)
Music by Tom Wells, 2001
Words ©Public Domain
Music ©2001 Tom Wells
The hymn is a passionate plea for sinners to come to Christ as well as a beautiful description of the picture baptism presents us of the gospel in the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus.
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