I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last.@Revelation 1:11
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Charles Wesley (1707–1788)

Charles Wesley, Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scripture (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762), Volume 2, number 826, alt.

St. Olave (Barnby) Joseph Barnby (1838–1896) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Joseph Barnby (1838–1896)

Jesus, the first and last,
On Thee my soul is cast:
Thou didst Thy work begin
By blotting out my sin;
Thou wilt the root remove,
Perfecting me in love.

Yet when the work is done,
The work is but begun:
Partaker of Thy grace,
I long to see Thy face;
The first I prove below,
The last I die to know.