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He that overcomes through me

He that overcomes through me

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 1 hymnal

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"He that overcomes through me,
Shall an heir of all things be,
I his God, and he My Son,"
Saith the True and Holy One.

What an heritage were this!
An eternity of bliss,
Heaven below and heaven above,
O the miracle of love!

"Abba! Father!" then might I
Through the Holy Spirit cry;
Heir of God, with Christ joint-heir,
Grace and glory call'd to share.

Can a worm such gifts receive?
Fear not, faint not, but believe,
He who gave His Son, shall He
Any good withhold from thee?

Know that thus the Father will'd,
Thus the Son His task fulfill'd,
That the Holy Ghost might thus
Dwell--the Deity in us.

Amen! true and faithful One,
So in me Thy work be done;
Into nothing let me fall,
Thou, my God, be all in all.

Sacred Poems and Hymns

Author: James Montgomery

James Montgomery (b. Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1771; d. Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, 1854), the son of Moravian parents who died on a West Indies mission field while he was in boarding school, Montgomery inherited a strong religious bent, a passion for missions, and an independent mind. He was editor of the Sheffield Iris (1796-1827), a newspaper that sometimes espoused radical causes. Montgomery was imprisoned briefly when he printed a song that celebrated the fall of the Bastille and again when he described a riot in Sheffield that reflected unfavorably on a military commander. He also protested against slavery, the lot of boy chimney sweeps, and lotteries. Associated with Christians of various persuasions, Montgomery supported missio… Go to person page >

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First Line: He that overcomes through me
Author: James Montgomery
Language: English


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Sacred Poems and Hymns #195

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