Hymns, #292

Assurance and Joy of Salvation - Forgiven by God

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Lyrics:Augustus M. Toplady
Music:Lewis Edson, Early American melody

Hymns using same tune:

#529, #904, #1292, #1303


A debtor to mercy alone,

Of covenant mercy I sing,

Nor fear, with God's righteousness on,

My person and off'rings to bring.

The terrors of law and of God

With me can have nothing to do;

My Savior's obedience and blood

Hide all my transgressions from view.


The work which His goodness began,

The arm of His strength will complete;

His promise is Yea and Amen,

And never was forfeited yet.

Things future, nor things that are now,

Not all things below or above,

Can make Him His purpose forego,

Or sever my soul from His love.


My name from the palms of His hands

Eternity will not erase;

Imprest on His heart, it remains

In marks of indelible grace.

Yes! I to the end shall endure,

As sure as the earnest is giv'n;

More happy, but not more secure,

When all earthly ties have been riv'n.

Hymn #292