334 Jacob’s Ladder CM
SEE yonder ladder, wondrous sight,
Reared by eternal hands,
Extending far above the clouds,
Here on the earth it stands.
2 Here I behold a type of thee,
My Saviour and my God;
And learn the sure the only way
To thy divine abode.
3 By thee the angels quick descend
To visit saints below;
Their task fulfilled, by thee ascend,
Thy sovereign will to know.
4 The only medium thou by which
We converse with the skies;
By thee we every grace receive,
By thee to glory rise.
5 Angels and saints on earth are one,
Through thy redeeming blood;
The shining path which Jacob saw,
Shows us the way to God.
6 May holy angels be our guard,
And guide us to thy seat,
Till we with all thy saints appear,
To worship at thy feet.