Scripture Verse

Behold the man whose name is The Branch; and he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of the Lord. Zechariah 6:12

Introduction

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Bentley D. Ackley
(1872–1958)

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns, Vol­ume 2 (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), num­ber 1422.

Music: Chou­teau Bent­ley D. Ack­ley, 1910 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

Thy Church, O God, shall find fulfilled
Thy sure prophetic word:
The Branch, the Man divine, shall build
The temple of the Lord;
The temple of the Lord are these
Who still in Christ abide,
’Till raised to perfect righteousness,
Are wholly sanctified.