Arise, My Soul, Arise


Here’s my favorite hymn:

Arise, my soul, arise; shake off thy guilty fears;
The bleeding sacrifice in my behalf appears:
Before the throne my surety stands,
Before the throne my surety stands,
My name is written on His hands.

He ever lives above, for me to intercede;
His all redeeming love, His precious blood, to plead:
His blood atoned for all our race,
His blood atoned for all our race,
And sprinkles now the throne of grace.

Five bleeding wounds He bears; received on Calvary;
They pour effectual prayers; they strongly plead for me:
“Forgive him, O forgive,” they cry,
“Forgive him, O forgive,” they cry,
“Nor let that ransomed sinner die!”

The Father hears Him pray, His dear anointed One;
He cannot turn away, the presence of His Son;
His Spirit answers to the blood,
His Spirit answers to the blood,
And tells me I am born of God.

My God is reconciled; His pardoning voice I hear;
He owns me for His child; I can no longer fear:
With confidence I now draw nigh,
With confidence I now draw nigh,
And “Father, Abba, Father,” cry.

by Charles Wesley

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  1. #1 by Sandy on February 10, 2009 - 1:52 pm

    Love this song David! Remember when we sang it for revival meetings or something at MBBC. Awesome truth.

  2. #2 by clearly on February 10, 2009 - 7:36 pm

    Sandy, good to hear from you. Yes, this song is awesome!

  3. #3 by micah on February 12, 2009 - 5:00 am

    Love it! I’ll have to let you borrow my T4G CD

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