Hosanna! raise the pealing hymn

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    CGS No.: 
    554

    Verse 1
    Hosanna! raise the pealing hymn
    To David's Son and Lord;
    With Cherubim and Seraphim
    Exalt the incarnate Word.

    Verse 2
    Hosanna! Lord, our feeble tongue
    No lofty strains can raise:
    But Thou wilt not despise the young
    Who meekly chant Thy praise.

    Verse 3
    Hosanna! Sovereign, Prophet, Priest,
    How vast Thy gifts, how free!
    Thy blood, our life, Thy word, our feast;
    Thy name our only plea.

    Verse 4
    Hosanna! Master, lo, we bring
    Our offerings to Thy throne;
    Not gold, nor myrrh, nor mortal thing,
    But hearts to be Thine own.

    Verse 5
    Hosanna! once Thy gracious ear
    Approved a lisping throng;
    Be gracious still, and deign to hear
    Our poor but grateful song.

    Verse 6
    O Saviour, if redeemed by Thee,
    Thy temple we behold,
    Hosannas through eternity
    We'lll sing to harps of gold.