Mine eyes have seen Thy salvation, which Thou hast prepared before the face of all people; a light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of Thy people Israel.@Luke 2:30-32
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John Goss (1800-1880)

Philip Doddridge (1702-1751). Published posthumously in Hymns, Founded on Various Texts in the Holy Scriptures, by Job Orton (Shropshire, England: Joshua Eddowes & John Cotton, 1755), number 202: Simeon’s song and declaration to the Virgin Mary.

Advent (Goss) John Goss, 1872 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Philip Doddridge (1702-1751)

Our eyes salvation see,
Prepared by grace divine;
How wide its splendors are diffused!
How bright its glories shine!

Through distant heathen lands
It darts a vivid ray,
And to the realms, where Satan reigned,
Imparts celestial day.

The Israel of the Lord
In Christ their glory boast,
And on the honors of His name
Their whole salvation trust.

By Him shall millions rise
To an immortal crown,
And millions, that His grace despise,
Shall sink in ruin down.

Our reckoning is begun,
And on th’account will go,
Till closed in everlasting joy,
Or never ending woe.