Come, my soul, and let us try

Come, my soul, and let us try

Author: Joseph Hart
Published in 37 hymnals

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1. Come, my soul, and let us try
For a little season,
Every burden to lay by;
Come, and let us reason.
What is this that casts thee down?
Who are they that grieve you?
Speak, and let the worst be known;
Speaking may relieve you.

2. Christ by faith sometimes I see,
Then it doth relieve me;
But my sins return again
Those are they that grieve me;
Troubled like the restless sea,
Feeble, faint, and fearful:
Plunged in sins, a sore disease,
How can I be cheerful?

3. Think on what your Savior bore
In the gloomy garden,
Sweating blood from every pore,
To procure thy pardon;
See him stretched upon the wood,
Bleeding, groaning, crying!
Suffering all the wrath of God,
Groaning, gasping, dying!

Source: Songs of Zion: being a small collection of tunes, principally original; with appropriate lines, adapted to divine worship #47

Author: Joseph Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, my soul, and let us try
Author: Joseph Hart

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A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d40

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A Collection of Revival Hymns and Plantation Melodies #108

A New and Choice Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d33

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d48

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Designed for the Use of the Pious #d29

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A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors #55

General Baptist Hymn Book #d97

Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d42

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d86

Hymns on Select Passages of Scripture with Others Usually Sung at Camp-Meetings #d4

Hymns, Original and Selected, for the use of Christians #d53

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Hymns: composed on various subjects (4th ed., Rev. and Corr.) #25

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #921

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The Baptist Harmony #d72

The Baptist Harmony #d72

The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d63

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #CDXCVII

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