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The truth which Christians once received

The truth which Christians once received

Published in 3 hymnals

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1 The truth which christians once receiv'd
They never more should slight;
The promises they once believ'd
Should e'er be kept in sight.

2 The Saviour must b e still in view,
His life to immitate;
To serve the Lord in all they do,
And humbly on him wait.

3 In christian virtues to abound,
Should be their constant aim--
And all their actions should redound
To shew the Saviours fame.

4 Engag'd with zeal on ev'ry hand,
All vices to oppose!
And ever-more prepar'd to stand,
To conquer all such foes.

5 All base desires, lusts and pride,
By faith must be subdu'd;
Until the soul be sanctified,
And the whole mind renew'd.

6 Whilst such in faith and love increase,
They find establish'd rest;
They will enjoy eternal peace,
And be for ever bless'd.

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.) #LVI

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Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d501

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Church Hymn Book #LVI

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Church Hymn Book; consisting of hymns and psalms, original and selected. adapted to public worship and many other occasions. 2nd ed. #114

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