Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone that believes.@Romans 10:4

Sebastien Besnault, 1736 (Debilis cessent elementa legis); translated from Latin to English in Hymns Ancient and Modern, 1861.

St. Michael melody by Louis Bourgeois in the French Genevan Psalter, 1551; adapted by William Crotch in his Psalm Tunes, 1836 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William Crotch (1775-1847)

The ancient law departs,
And all its terrors cease;
For Jesus makes with faithful hearts
A covenant of peace.

The light of light divine,
True brightness undefiled,
He bears for us the shame of sin,
A holy, spotless child.

His infant body now
Begins our pains to feel;
Those precious drops of blood that flow
For death the victim seal.

Today the name is Thine,
At which we bend the knee;
They call Thee Jesus, child divine!
Our Jesus deign to be.