Faith is the Victory

Whoever believes aright

Author: J. Hart
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Whoe’er believes aright
In Christ’s atoning blood,
Of all his guilt’s acquitted quite,
And may draw near to God.

2 But sin will still remain;
Corruptions rise up thick;
And Satan says the medicine’s vain
Because we yet are sick.

3 But all this will not do;
Our hope’s on Jesus cast;
Let all be liars and him be true,
We shall be well at last.

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #311

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: Whoever believes aright
Title: Faith is the Victory
Author: J. Hart
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #311

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