Only Believe

Jesus Christ is now among [amongst] us

Author: Orlando S. Grinnell
Tune: [Jesus Christ is now among us]
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus Christ is now among us,
Only believe!
He is here to bless and save us,
Only believe!
He is loving, kind, and gracious,
And His blood is efficacious;
Ev'ry soul may feel Him precious,
Only believe!

2 Is there one that's seeking pardon,
Only believe!
Cast on Him your heavy burden,
Only believe!
Let not satan longer grieve you,
Nor the world and sin deceive you;
Christ, the Lord, will now receive you,
Only believe!

3 Jesus comes to sanctify you,
Only believe!
And His blood will purify you,
Only believe!
Glory, honor, praise and power,
Be unto the Lamb forever;
From all sin He doth deliver,
Only believe!

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #131

Author: Orlando S. Grinnell

Orlando S. Grinnell was better known as a preacher than a songwriter. Still, the Wayne pastor's single hymn was a hit, not for its timeless melody but for its title. In 1921, the minister wrote a hymn for his flock to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Wayne Congregational Church. Grinnell titled it "The Little Home Church by the Wayside." http://articles.chicagotribune.com/199 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus Christ is now among [amongst] us
Title: Only Believe
Author: Orlando S. Grinnell
Language: English
Publication Date: 1857
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Bells of Heaven: a Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes "New and Old" #d191

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Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #131

Gathered Jewels, No.2 #d73

Gospel Melodies #d84

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d190

The Golden Harp: or, Camp-Meeting Hymns, Old and New, Set to Music #d66

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d374

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