I now believe in Christ the Lord

I now believe in Christ the Lord

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [I now believe in Christ the Lord]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 I now believe in Christ the Lord,
And trust his grace forever,
For well I know he loves his child,
And will forsake me never.

Refrain:
I now believe with all my heart,
That he can bless and save me;
To make atonement for my sin,
His precious life he gave me.

2 I now believe he saves my soul,
His grace is so assuring;
So I go on in faith and love,
Unto the end enduring. [Refrain]

3 I now believe his blood has pow’r,
To satisfy me wholly,
And so I trust my all to him,
This Saviour meek and lowly. [Refrain]

4 I now believe and doubt no more,
And vanished is my sadness;
My faith lays hold upon his grace,
And I have peace and gladness. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #3

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

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First Line: I now believe in Christ the Lord
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: I now believe with all my heart

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