Forgiver of Sin

What saving power, what grace divine

Author: John Peacock
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 What saving pow'r, what grace divine,
To Jesus doth belong;
Jesus the most delightful theme
Of each believer's song

2 'Tis the divine prerogative
Of him, whom we adore:
Pardon and endless life to give,
To souls condemn'd before.

3 His miracles, his pow'r proclaim;
His grace in them exprest,
Invites the weak and helpless soul
Beneath his care to rest.

4 "Be of good cheer," the Saviour cries,
"Behold thy sins forgiv'n;"
And strait the pardon ratifies,
And seals our peace with heav'n.

5 Sinners with pleasing wonder hear
Salvation's joyful sound;
While hope, and love, their breast inspire,
His praises they resound.

Source: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #CCIX

Author: John Peacock

Peacock, John, was born in 1731; became a Wesleyan Minister in 1767, retired therefrom through ill health in 1796, and died in 1803. In 1776 he published Songs of Praise compiled from the Holy Scriptures. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What saving power, what grace divine
Title: Forgiver of Sin
Author: John Peacock
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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