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Download the audio track for Within The Father’s House by Traditional Hymn, from the album Open Hymnal.

SongID 76068
Language English
Album Open Hymnal
Artists Traditional Hymn
Authors James Russell Woodford, Johann Balthasar König
File TypeMP3
Original Key Eb
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Lyrics

Verse 1 Within the Father's house the Son hath found His home; And to His temple suddenly the Lord of Life hath come. Verse 2 The doctors of the law gaze on the wondrous child, And marvel at His gracious words of wisdom undefiled. Verse 3 Yet not to them is giv'n the mighty truth to know, To lift the fleshly veil which hides Incarnate God below. Verse 4 The secret of the Lord escapes each human eye, And faithful pond'ring hearts await the full epiphany. Verse 5 Lord, visit Thou our souls, and teach us by Thy grace Each dim revealing of Thyself with loving awe to trace; Verse 6 Till from our darkened sight the cloud shall pass away, And on the cleansèd soul shall burst the everlasting day. Verse 7 Till we behold Thy face, and know, as we are known, Thee, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, Co-equal Three in One....