See how great a flame aspires, kindled by a spark of grace

1.SEE how great a flame aspires,
Kindled by a spark of grace I
Jesu's love the nations fires,
Sets the kingdoms on a blaze.
To bring Are on earth He came;
Kindled in some hearts it is :
O that all might catch the flame,
All partake the glorious bliss

2.When He first the work begun,
Small and feeble was His day:
Now the word doth swiftly run,
Now it wins its widening way;
More and more it spreads and grows
Ever mighty to prevail;
SIN'S strongholds it now o'erthrows,
Shakes the trembling gates of hell.

3.Sons of God, your Saviour praise
He the door hath opened wide;
He hath given the word of grace,
Jesu's word is glorified;
Jesus, mighty to redeem,
He alone the work hath wrought;
Worthy is the work of Him,
Him who  spake  a  world from nought.

4.Saw ye not the cloud arise,
Little as a human hand?
Now it spreads along the skies,
Hangs o'er all the thirsty land
Lo I the promise of a shower
Drops already from above;
But the Lord will shortly pour
All the Spirit of His love

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