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92. He Ransomed Me

1 There’s a sweet and blessed story
Of the Christ who came from glory
Just to rescue me from sin and misery;
He in loving-kindness sought me
And from sin and shame hath brought me -
Hallelujah! Jesus ransomed me.

Chorus:
Hallelujah! what a Savior
Who can take a poor, lost sinner,
Lift him from the miry clay and set me free!
I will ever tell the story,
Shouting, "Glory, glory, glory!"
Hallelujah! Jesus lifted me.

2 From the depth of sin and sadness
To the heights of joy and gladness
Jesus lifted me in mercy full and free;
With His precious blood He bought me,
When I knew Him not He sought me,
And in love divine He ransomed me. [Chorus]

3 By and by with joy increasing
And with gratitude unceasing,
Lifted up to be with Christ eternally,
I will join the hosts there singing,
In the anthem ever ringing,
To the King of Love who ransomed me. [Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: There's a sweet and blessed story
Title: He Ransomed Me
Author: Julia H. Johnston, 1849-1919
Publication Date: 1970
Topic: Praise and Testimony
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah! What a Saviour
Tune Information
Name: [There's a sweet and blessed story]
Composer: J. W. Henderson, 20th century
Key: B♭ Major



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