Baptizing…in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.@Matthew 28:19
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William M. Bunting (1805-1866)

William M. Bunting, in Leifchild’s Original Hymns, 1842, titled Father, Our Child We Place. The version below, starting at stanza four of the original, appeared in the American Methodist Episcopal Hymnal, 1878.

Dennis Hans G. Nägeli (1773-1836); arranged by Lowell Mason in The Psaltery, 1845 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Hans G. Nägeli (1773-1836)

Rites cannot change the heart,
Undo the evil done,
Or with the uttered name impart
The nature of Thy Son.

To meet our desperate want,
There gushed a crimson flood;
O from His heart’s o’erflowing font
Baptize this soul with blood!

Be grace from Christ our Lord,
And love from God supreme,
By the communing Spirit poured
In a perpetual stream!