Let God be True, and Every Man a Liar

The God I trust is true and just

Author: J. Hart
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The God I trust is true and just;
His mercy has no end;
Himself has said my ransom’s paid,
And I on him depend.

2 Then why so sad, my soul? though bad,
Thou hast a Friend that’s good;
He bought thee dear (abandon fear);
He bought thee with his blood.

3 So rich a cost can ne’er be lost,
Though faith be tried by fire;
Keep Christ in view; let God be true;
And every man a liar.

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #355

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 God I trust is true and just
Title: Let God be True, and Every Man a Liar
Author: J. Hart
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #355

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Evangelical Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #162

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