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Hell

The devil can self-denial use

Author: J. Hart (1762)
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The devil can self-denial use,
And that with devilish, selfish views;
His being and his state disown,
And teach that devil or hell there's none.

2 But hear the words of God, O man!
"Sinners, among you all, who can
With everlasting burnings dwell?
The wicked shall be cast to hell."

3 Hell is that woeful dreadful place,
Where Jesus never shows his face;
Where sinners damn'd with devils remain,
In hopeless horrors, endless pain!

4 God's wrath without his mercy's there:
Wrath without mercy who can bear?
How hot the fire, how huge the load,
Thy suff'rings show, thou Son of God.

5 O man, let goodness make thee melt;
Consider what the Lord has flet,
Repent, and to thy Saviour turn,
Who burn;d that thou might'st never burn.



Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #849

Author: J. 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 >

Text Information

First Line: The devil can self-denial use
Title: Hell
Author: J. Hart (1762)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs from the Best Authors #d183

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d401

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