264. How Can a Sinner Know

1 How can a sinner know
His sins on earth forgiven?
How can my gracious Savior show
My name inscribed in heaven?

2 What we have felt and seen
With confidence we tell;
And publish to the sons of men
The signs infallible.

3 We who in Christ believe
That He for us hath died,
We all His unknown peace receive,
And feel His blood applied.

4 Exults our rising soul,
Disburdened of her load,
And swells unutterably full
Of glory and of God.

5 His love surpassing far
The love of all beneath
We find within our hearts, and dare
The pointless darts of death.

6 Stronger than death or hell
The sacred power we prove;
And, conquerors of the world, we dwell
In heaven, who dwell in love.

Text Information
First Line: How can a sinner know
Title: How Can a Sinner Know
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Meter: SM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Scripture:
Topic: The Christian Life: Repentance and Forgiveness; Decision
Tune Information
Name: GERAR
Composer: Lowell Mason, 1792-1872
Meter: SM
Key: F Major or modal



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