The Wanderer

As I walked through the wilderness of this world …

“Alpha and Omega, Beginning and End”

with 2 comments

To God be the glory 11 11. 11 11 (without refrain)

Alpha and Omega, Beginning and End;
My Saviour, my Shepherd, my Lord, and my Friend;
The Righteous, the Holy, to you we will bring
Our prayers and our praises, a sweet offering.

A Prophet revealing by Spirit and Word;
A King all-triumphant with almighty sword;
A Priest interceding before heaven’s throne,
Whose sacrifice does for his people atone.

The Word Everlasting, Creator of all;
The Root of King David, but laid in a stall;
The light of God’s heaven – no longer afar –
Comes into our darkness, a bright Morning Star.

The promised salvation, God’s Yes and Amen;
The Lion of Judah, the Lamb that was slain;
The one God incarnate, the Son of God’s love,
Who stooped down to conquer from heaven above.

The Truth and the Life and the new, living Way;
The Conqueror of hell, whom e’en devils obey;
All-glorious, victorious, the church’s crowned Head,
The Judge of the living, the Judge of the dead.

The great Lord of Glory, the First and the Last;
The light of the world, and our crucified Christ;
Himself both Redeemer and ransom-price paid,
All glory to him who atonement has made!


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Written by Jeremy Walker

Friday 18 July 2008 at 22:37

2 Responses

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  1. What is the name of this hymn… Why don’t you have them named properly. It would really be alot of help.

    – Nicholas


    Tuesday 4 November 2008 at 13:20

  2. Greetings, Nicholas –

    This hymn does not have a name, as such. I am afraid I don’t know what you mean by naming the hymns properly, and how that would help. Perhaps you would be kind enough to let me know, or even make a few suggestions?

    At present, all of the psalms and hymns that are on this site simply take the first line as their title. If you go to the “Posts concerning . . .” heading on the sidebar, and scroll down to find “Hymns & psalms” you will go to a page with all the hymns and psalms in order of posting (or click here). Perhaps this will be of assistance?

    Jeremy Walker

    Tuesday 4 November 2008 at 13:41

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