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Jesus, Thy blood and righteousness
My beauty are, my glorious dress;
Though born in sin, in these arrayed,
With joy shall I lift up my head!

Bold shall I stand in Thy great day;
Cleansed and redeemed, no debt to pay.
Fully absolved in Jesus’ name
From sin and fear, from guilt and shame;
From sin and fear, from guilt and shame!

When from the dust of death I rise,
To claim my mansion in the skies;
Even then this shall be all my plea:
Jesus has lived and died for me!

Lord, I believe Thy precious blood,
Which, at the mercy seat of God,           
Forever does for sinners plead,
For me, and for my soul was shed;
For me, and for my soul was shed!

O let the dead now hear Thy voice;           
Now bid Thy banished ones rejoice;
Their beauty this, their glorious dress:           
Jesus, Thy blood and righteousness!

Words: Nikolaus L. von Zinzendorf, 1739; tr. John Wesley, 1740, alt.
Music: Zac Hicks, 2010
©2011 Unbudding Fig Music (ASCAP)

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