And is it so! I shall be like Thy Son
And is it so! I shall be like Thy Son. John Nelson Darby* (1800-1882). Printed in a Brethren publication, A Voice to the Faithful, volume 6 (1872). It had seven verses, and was entitled in manuscript, ‘The Hope of Day’. It is characteristic of Darby’s work in its intensity and energy, caused in part by the inclusion of rhetorical questions and exclamation marks:
And is it so! I shall be like thy Son?Is this the grace which He for me hath won?Father of glory (thought beyond all thought!)In glory, to his own blest likeness brought!
O Jesus, Lord, who loved me like to Thee?Fruit of Thy work, with Thee, too, there to seeThy glory, Lord, while endless ages roll,Myself the prize and travail of...
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