Come, Trembling Soul

Come, trembling soul, be not afraid

Author: S. Dryden Phelps
Published in 15 hymnals

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1 Come, trembling soul, be not afraid,
On Jesus all thy sins were laid;
And He thy hopeless debt has paid,
Only believe, only believe.

Believe, and He will pardon thee,
Believe, and you His love shall see;
Believe, and He’ll save you and me.
Only believe, only believe.

2 The Sufferer in the garden see,
The Lamb of God on Calvary,
And all that pain and death for thee,
Only believe, only believe. [Refrain]

3 The crimson stream, thy Savior’s blood,
Has power to bring thee nigh to God,
Cleansed in its precious healing flood,
Only believe, only believe. [Refrain]

4 In wondrous love He calls today;
Cast now thy guilty doubts away;
Free pardon take without delay;
Only believe, only believe. [Refrain]

5 For Thee, O Christ, all things I leave;
To Thee, my Savior, now I cleave;
And I, as Thou dost me receive,
Only believe, only believe. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12765

Author: S. Dryden Phelps

Phelps, Sylvanus Dryden, D.D., was born at Suffield, Connecticut, May 15, 1816, and educated at Brown University, where he graduated in 1844. In 1846 he became pastor of the first Baptist Church, New Haven. Dr. Phelps is the Editor of The Christian Secretary, Hartford. His publications include, Eloquence of Nature, and Other Poems, 1842; Sunlight and Hearthlight, 1856; the Poet's Song, 1867, &c. He is the author of the following hymns:— 1. Christ, Who came my soul to save. Holy Baptism. 2. Did Jesus weep for me? Lent. 3. Saviour, Thy dying love. Passiontide. 4. Sons of day, arise from slumber. Home Missions. 5. This rite our blest Redeemer gave. Holy Baptism. Of these Nos. 1 and 4 appeared in the Baptist ed. of the Ply… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, trembling soul, be not afraid
Title: Come, Trembling Soul
Author: S. Dryden Phelps
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Only believe, believe
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #12765
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