If any man be in Christ, he is a new creature. 2 Corinthians 5:17
Words: Charles Wesley, Hymns and Sacred Poems 1749.
Music: Howley Place Charles E. Stephens, in Hymns Ancient and Modern, 1889 (🔊 pdf nwc).
If you know where to get a good photo of Stephens (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels),
Substitute her for him if appropriate.
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
In solemn power come down!
Present with Thy heavenly host,
Thine ordinance to crown:
See a sinful worm of earth!
Bless to him the cleansing flood,
Plunge him, by a second birth,
Into the depths of God.
Let the promised inward grace
Accompany the sign;
On his new-born soul impress
The character divine;
Father, all Thy name reveal!
Jesus, all Thy name impart!
Holy Ghost, renew, and dwell
For ever in his heart!