Behold a Stranger at the door!
Behold, a Stranger at the door!
He gently knocks, has knocked before,
Has waited long, is waiting still:
You treat no other friend so ill.
O lovely attitude! He stands
With melting heart and laden hands;
O matchless kindness! and He
This matchless kindness to His foes.
But will He prove a Friend indeed?
He will; the very Friend you
The Friend of sinners—yes, ’tis He,
With garments dyed on Calvary.
Rise, touched with gratitude
Turn out His enemy and thine,
That soul destroying monster, sin,
And let the heavenly Stranger in.
Admit Him, for the human breast
Ne’er entertained so kind a Guest;
No mortal tongue their joys can tell
With whom He condescends to
Sovereign of souls, Thou Prince of Peace,
O may Thy gentle reign increase:
Throw wide the door, each willing
And be His empire all mankind.
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