God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved. He that believeth on Him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.@John 3:17–18
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Fanny Crosby (1820–1915)

Fanny Crosby, in The Gospel Awakening, edited by Francis A. Blackmer (Springfield, Massachusetts: F. A. Blackmer, 1888), number 31.

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God so loved the world, that in mercy He gave
His Son as a ransom, lost sinners to save;
O thou who hast never believed on His name,
Remember the truth that the Scriptures proclaim:

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Condemned! Condemned! already condemned!
On Jesus the Savior thou hast not believed;
Condemned! Condemned! already condemned!
The life that He offers thou hast not received.

Already condemned in the sight of the Lord,
Because thou art turning away from His Word;
Thou choosest the evil, rejectest the right;
Thou lovest the darkness far better than light.

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Already condemned, unbeliever, thou art;
O think what a sentence hangs over thy heart;
Yet why wilt thou perish when thou canst be free?
If thou wilt accept it, there’s pardon for thee.

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Already condemned; wilt thou turn from thy sin?
Then yield to the Spirit now pleading within;
Thro’ faith and repentance give Jesus thy heart;
Delay not a moment, but come as thou art.

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