Faithful and true, the Man divine

Faithful and true, the Man divine

Author: George Richards
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Faithful and true, the Man divine
On ev'ry promise stamps Amen.
Nor e're shall fail a single line,
Engrav'd by love's eternal pen.

2 "Let man be sav'd"— the Father said:
"So ge it"— Jesus, Jesu cried:
Nay more, teh Saviour bow'd his head:
That man might live,Christ Jesus died.

3 Amen of God! Amen of man!
Beginning! Author! final End!
High praise await Salvation's plan,
There one Amen for all is pen'd.

Source: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #CXCVIII

Author: George Richards

Richards, George, born near Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1755. For some years he was Purser and Chaplain in the United States Navy, and also taught a school in Boston. In 1789 he became an Universalist preacher, ministered at Portsmouth, New Haven, 1793-1809, and from 1809 in Philadelphia, where, his mind having given way under trouble, he died by his own hand, March 16, 1816. With S. Lane he edited the Universalist Hymn Book, published at Boston, 1792. This was one of the earliest collections of that body. It contained 49 of Richards's hymns. In 1801 he published A Collection of Hymns, Dover, New Hampshire, which contained 6 additional hymns by himself, and in 1806, also at Dover, a second edition of the same, greatly enlarged, with anothe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Faithful and true, the Man divine
Author: George Richards
Copyright: Public Domain



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