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672. He Lifted Me

1 In loving-kindness Jesus came
My soul in mercy to reclaim,
And from the depths of sin and shame,
Thro grace He lifted me.

From sinking sand he lifted me,
With tender hand he lifted me,
From shades of night to plains of light,
Oh, praise His name, he lifted me!

2 He called me long before I heard,
Before my sinful heart was stirred,
But when I took him at His word,
Forgiv’n he lifted me. [Refrain]

3 His brow was pierced with many a thorn,
His hands by cruel nails were torn,
When from my guilt and grief, forlorn,
In love he lifted me. [Refrain]

4 Now on a higher plane I dwell,
And with my soul I know ’tis well;
Yet how or why, I cannot tell,
He should have lifted me. [Refrain]


Text Information
First Line: In lovingkindness Jesus came
Title: He Lifted Me
Author: Charlotte G. Homer
Publication Date: 1961
Topic: Calling; Christ: Love and Grace of; Hymns for Informal Occasions
Language: English
Refrain First Line: From sinking sand he lifted me
Tune Information
Name: [In loving-kindness Jesus came]
Composer: Charles H. Gabriel, 1856-1932
Key: G Major

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HE LIFTED ME (Praise Our Songs and Hymns 545)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection
HE LIFTED ME (Celebration 509)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection
IN LOVING-KINDNESS JESUS CAME (Baptist Hymnal 1991 - 542)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection
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