Samuel Wesley, Sr., c. 1709
Behold the Savior of mankind|
Nailed to the shameful tree!
How vast the love that Him inclined
To bleed and die for thee!
2. Though far unequal our low praise
3. Hark how He groans while nature shakes
4. 'Tis done; the precious ransom's paid;|
"Receive my soul!" He cries.
See where He bows His sacred head;
He bows His head and dies.
5. But soon He'll break death's envious chain
6. Thy loss our ruin did repair;
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