Abraham's Rejoicing

God will provide, the patriarch said

Author: George Richards
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 "God will provide," the Patriarch said,
And faith gives ev'ry doubt away;
Fearless he climbs Moriah's mound,
And sees afar Christ Jesus' day:

2 Yes! God provides, and God accepts
His sacrifice, and his alone:
No blood of beasts, not Abraham's son,
Nor ought, save Christ, can e'er atone.

3 Ten thousand blessings crown the Lamb,
The Lamb of God that once was slain:
Behold he lives, he intercedes,
And ransom'd nations shout Amen.

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

Author: George Richards

Richards, George, born near Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1755. For some years he was Purser and Chaplain in the United States Navy, and also taught a school in Boston. In 1789 he became an Universalist preacher, ministered at Portsmouth, New Haven, 1793-1809, and from 1809 in Philadelphia, where, his mind having given way under trouble, he died by his own hand, March 16, 1816. With S. Lane he edited the Universalist Hymn Book, published at Boston, 1792. This was one of the earliest collections of that body. It contained 49 of Richards's hymns. In 1801 he published A Collection of Hymns, Dover, New Hampshire, which contained 6 additional hymns by himself, and in 1806, also at Dover, a second edition of the same, greatly enlarged, with anothe… Go to person page >

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First Line: God will provide, the patriarch said
Title: Abraham's Rejoicing
Author: George Richards
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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