“Jesus! the sinners Friend, We hide ourselves in Thee!”

A hymn written by Charles Wesley


Jesus! the sinner's Friend,
     We hide ourselves in Thee!
God looks upon Thy sprinkled blood;
     It is our only plea.


He hears Thy precious name;
     We plead Thy name alone;
The Father must accept and bless
     His well-beloved Son.


He sees Thy spotless robe;
     It covers all our sin;
The golden gates have welcomed Thee,
     And we may enter in.


Thou hast fulfilled the law,
     And we are justified;
Ours is the blessing, Thine the curse;
     We live, for Thou hast died.


Jesus! the sinner's Friend,
     We cannot speak Thy praise!
No mortal voice can sing the song,
     That ransomed hearts would raise.


But when before the throne,
     Upon the glassy sea,
Clothed in our blood-washed robes of white,
     We stand complete in Thee:


Jesus! we'll give Thee then
     Such praises as are meet,
And cast ten thousand golden crowns,
     Adoring, at Thy feet!