Christ is the way to heavenly bliss

Christ is the way to heavenly bliss

Author: John Dobell
Published in 17 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Christ is the way to heavenly bliss,
And Christ the only door;
My soul, pursue no way but this,
For this alone is sure.

2 ‘Tis through this door, and this alone,
That thou art led to God;
Rest then on what thy lord has done
And plead His precious blood.

3 This door will lead thee safe to heaven,
And give thee entrance in,
And God will own thy sins forgiven,
However vile they’ve been.

Source: The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #46

Author: John Dobell

Dobell, John, b. 1757, d. May, 1840, was a port-gauger under the Board of Excise, at Poole, Dorset, and a person of some local note. In 1806 he published:— A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns for Private, Family, and Public Worship (Many Original) from more than two hundred of the best Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, and America, Arranged in alphabetical order; Intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. By John Dobell. Lond., Williams and Smith, 1806. Subsequently this Selection was increased to "More than Eight Hundred" hymns, and the wording of the title-page was changed in several instances. Dobell's account of this work is:— "The hymns here presented to the public I have collected from m… Go to person page >

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First Line: Christ is the way to heavenly bliss
Author: John Dobell
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)
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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #52

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Baptist Hymn Book #a115

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Choice Hymns #292

Our Favorite Hymnal #d33

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Pocket Hymns #101

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d53

Revival Hymns. 4th ed. #d20

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Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #39

The Baptist Harmony #d52

The Baptist Harmony #d52

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The Baptist Hymn Book #115

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CXXXV

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #46

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