For the Lord's Supper

What creatures beside, are favored like us

Author: J. Hart (1762)
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 What creatures beside are favoured like us?
Forgiven, supplied, and banqueted thus
By God, our good Father, who gave us his Son,
And sent him to gather his children in one.

2 Salvation’s of God, the effect of free grace,
Upon us bestowed before the world was;
God from everlasting be blest, and, again,
Blest to everlasting. Amen, and amen.

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #449

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: What creatures beside, are favored like us
Title: For the Lord's Supper
Author: J. Hart (1762)
Meter: 10.10.11.11
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #449

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Evangelical Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #166

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The Baptist Hymn Book #942

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