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“These … came out of great tribulation.” Rev. 7. 14

J. Hart   7.6.

1
Brethren, those who come to bliss
Come through sore temptations;
May we all, remembering this,
Pray for faith and patience.

2
See the suffering church of Christ,
Gathered from all quarters;
All contained in that red list
Were not murdered martyrs.

3
Th’ Holy Ghost will make the soul
Feel its sad condition;
For the sick, and not the whole,
Need the good Physician.

4
Of that mighty multitude,
Who of life were winners,
This we safely may conclude,
All were wretched sinners.

5
All were loathsome in God’s sight,
Till the blood of Jesus
Washed their robes, and made them white;
Now they sing his praises.