I am, saith Christ, the Way

I am, saith Christ, the Way

Author: Joseph Hart
Published in 45 hymnals

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1 I am, saith Christ, the Way.
Now if we credit him,
All other paths must lead astray
How fair foe'er they seem.

2 I am, saith Christ, the Truth.
Then all that lacks this test,
Proceed it from an angel's mouth,
Is but a lie at best.

3 I am faith Christ, the Life.
Let this be seen by faith,
It follows without further strife,
That all besides is death.

4 If what those words aver,
The Holy Ghost apply;
The simplest Christian shall not err,
Nor be deceived nor die.

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1791

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: I am, saith Christ, the Way
Author: Joseph Hart
Language: English

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Instances (1 - 45 of 45)

A Choice Selection of Hymns. 2nd ed. #d96

A Choice Selection of Hymns. 6th ed. #d118

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d200

A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d98

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of Christians #LVIII

Bible School Echoes, and Sacred Hymns #d76

General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d139

Hymns and Psalms, Original and Modern, Selected and Revised #d170

Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d129

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Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed. corr.) #61

Hymns, Original and Selected, for the use of Christians #d105

Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d115

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Hymns: composed on various subjects (4th ed., Rev. and Corr.) #91

Missionary Hymns #d45

Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d98

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #158

The Christians' Songster #d45

The Good Old Songs #d238

The Melody of the Heart #d23

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #28

The Southern Psalmist #d353

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d367

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