Let Christian Faith and Hope Dispel

Let Christian faith and hope dispel

Author: John Logan
Tune: ST. MAGNUS (Clarke)
Published in 23 hymnals

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1 Now let triumphant faith dispel
Our fears of guilt and woe!
If God be for us--God the Lord--
Who dares to be our foe?

2 He who His only Son gave up
To death, that we might live,
Shall He not all things freely grant
His boundless love can give?

3 Who now His people shall accuse?
For God has justified!
Who now His people shall condemn?
The Lamb of God has died!

4 And He who died has ris'n again
Triumphant from the grave;
At God's right hand for us He pleads,
Eternally to save.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #260

Author: John Logan

Logan, John, son of a farmer, born at Fala, Midlothian, 1748, and educated at Edinburgh University, in due course entering the ministry of the Church of Scotland and becoming the minister of South Leith in 1770. During the time he held this charge he delivered a course of lectures on philosophy and history with much success. While he was thus engaged, the chair of Universal History in the University became vacant; but as a candidate he was unsuccessful. A tragedy, entitled Runnamede, followed. He offered it to the manager of Covent Garden Theatre, but it was interdicted by the Lord Chamberlain "upon suspicion of having a seditious tendency." It was subsequently acted in Edinburgh. In 1775 he formed one of the Committee by whom the Translati… Go to person page >

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First Line: Let Christian faith and hope dispel
Title: Let Christian Faith and Hope Dispel
Author: John Logan
Source: Scottish Translations and Paraphrases, 1745, alt.
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


ST. MAGNUS (Clarke)

ST. MAGNUS first appeared in Henry Playford's Divine Companion (1707 ed.) as an anonymous tune with soprano and bass parts. The tune was later credited to Jeremiah Clark (b. London, England, c. 1670; d. London, 1707), who was a chorister in the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of James II in…

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ST. ANDREW (Tans'ur)



The Cyber Hymnal #3597
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