What Adam’s disobedience cost

What Adam’s disobedience cost,
let holy scripture say:
mankind estranged, an Eden lost,
and then a judgement day:
each day a judgement day.

2. An ark of mercy rode the flood;
but we, where waters swirled,
rebuilt, impatient of the good,
another fallen world:
an unrepentant world.

3. And now a child is Adam’s heir,
is Adam’s hope and Lord.
Sing joyful carols everywhere
that Eden is restored:
in Jesus is restored.

4. Regained is Adam’s blessedness;
the angels sheathe their swords.
In joyful carols all confess
the kingdom is the Lord’s:
the glory is the Lord’s!

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