How Good Is the God We Adore

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1. How good is the God we adore,
Our faithful unchangeable Friend!
His love is as great as His power,
And knows neither measure nor end!

2. ’Tis Jesus the First and the Last,
Whose Spirit shall Guide us safe home,
We’ll praise Him for all that is past,
And trust Him for all that’s to come.

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 >

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Church Family Worship #84
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #464Page Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #299
Complete Mission Praise #244
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #277a
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #277b
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #450Text
Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #318
Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #217
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #41
Singing the Faith #67
Small Church Music #552Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #5506TextScoreAudio
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #220a
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #220b
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