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O blessed truth the gospel shows

O blessed truth the gospel shows

Published in 3 hymnals

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1 O Blessed truth the Gospel shews,
On which may be relied,
As Peter taught the partial Jews:
All doubts are laid aside.

2 No preft'rence unto men is giv'n,
Because of birth and name;
But all the nations under heaven,
Have equal right and claim.

3 All those who humbly fear the Lord,
And seek his righteousness;
All those who trust unto his word,
Have endlesslife and peace.

4 This doctrine through the promis'd land
First to the Jews was show'n:
And by the Saviour's great command
Made to all nations known.

5 The Jews had crucified and slain,
Jesus up on the tree!
But O, he rose and lives again,
To all eternity.

6 O happy news sent far abroad!
As prophecied before:
All may be reconcil'd to God,
And live for ever more.

Source: Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #LXXVI

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Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d363

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Church Hymn Book #LXXVI

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