Revealer of Peace

When God our Father's pleased

Author: James Relly
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 When God of father's pleas'd
For to reveal his Son,
Immediately our conscience eas'd
Becomes his peaceful throne.

2 Consult we then no more
Our senses, flesh and blood,
But in the day of heav'nly pow'r
Commence the sons of God.

3 Included all in one,
We now with rapture tell,
We're in the Father's only Son,
In whom he's pleased well:

4 This doth our God make known
To mortal worms below:
All other matters we disown,
This only will we know.

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

Author: James Relly

James Relly was born about 1722 at Jeffreston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, and died in 1778. He was converted to Christianity during the Great Awakening ushered in by George Whitefield. He worked under George Whitefield as a Calvinistic Methodist preacher and missionary. However, Whitefield and Relly separated ways over Relly's seemingly universalist teaching that all humanity was elect (i.e. saved) when Christ took the punishment for all sin when he died. He also departed from both the Calvinists and Methodists by taking the doctrine of Justification further, in teaching that believers no longer sin and the Law's sole purpose is to condemn humanity and point them to Christ. He was the mentor of John Murray, the founder of the Universalist Ch… Go to person page >

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First Line: When God our Father's pleased
Title: Revealer of Peace
Author: James Relly
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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