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.