493. I Know Whom I Have Believed

1 I know not why God's wondrous grace
to me he hath made known,
nor why, unworthy, Christ in love
redeemed me for his own.

[Refrain:]
But "I know whom I have believed,
and am persuaded that he is able
to keep that which I've committed
unto him against that day."

2 I know not how this saving faith
to me he did impart,
nor how believing in his Word
wrought peace within my heart. (Refrain)

3 I know not how the Spirit moves,
convincing us of sin,
revealing Jesus through the Word,
creating faith in him. (Refrain)

4 I know not when my Lord may come,
at night or noonday fair,
nor if I'll walk the vale with him,
or "meet him in the air." (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: I know not why god's wondrous grace
Title: I Know Whom I Have Believed
Author: Daniel W. Whittle (1883)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: C.M.Ref.
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:17; Romans 10:17; 2 Timothy 1:12; John 16:8; Matthew 24:42
Topic: Grace: of God
Language: English
Refrain First Line: But "I know whom I have believed
Tune Information
Name: EL NATHAN
Composer: James McGranahan (1883)
Meter: C.M.Ref.
Key: D Major



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