Scripture Verse

He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God. 3 John 11

Introduction

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 814.

Music: Al­a­me­da Sol­o­mon W. Straub, 1893 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

What then are they, who dare deride
Thy saints for doing good?
They never saw the Crucified,
Or felt the sprinkled blood;
They never shall our glorious Lord,
Without repentance, see,
For only doers of Thy Word
Are saved at last by Thee.