Scripture Verse

I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth. 3 John 3

Introduction

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William S. Nickle
(1853–1914)

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 810.

Music: Fru­men­ti­us Will­iam S. Nick­le, 1899 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

How can the brethren testify
That the true faith resides in me?
On Christ if I indeed rely,
The fruits of grace will show the tree,
And all my life and actions prove
The principle of humble love.