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418. I'm Glad I Counted the Cost

1 When first I started to seek the Lord,
I’m glad I counted the cost;
I fully measured to Jesus’ Word;
I’m glad I counted the cost.

Refrain:
I’ve paid the price and obtained the prize,
He saved my soul that was lost;
And now my treasures are in the skies,
I’m glad I counted the cost.

2 I laid my sorrows at Jesus’ feet,
I’m glad I counted the cost;
And now I’ve pleasures so pure and sweet,
I’m glad I counted the cost. [Refrain]

3 I’ve bid farewell to this world of sin,
I’m glad I counted the cost;
And now my Jesus abides within,
I’m glad I counted the cost. [Refrain]

4 I cast on Jesus my every care,
I’m glad I counted the cost;
And all my burdens He helps to bear,
I’m glad I counted the cost. [Refrain]

5 ’Twill not be long till the Lord shall come,
I’m glad I counted the cost;
And bear my soul to that heav’nly home,
I’m glad I counted the cost. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: When first I started to seek the Lord
Title: I'm Glad I Counted the Cost
Author: W. J. H.
Meter: 9.7.9.7 R
Scripture: Luke 14:28
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Im_Glad_I_Counted_the_Cost); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (76); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (100)
Refrain First Line: I’ve paid the price and obtained the prize
Tune Information
Name: [When first I started to seek the Lord]
Composer: William J. Henry
Harmonizer: Andrew L. Byers
Meter: 9.7.9.7 R
Key: E Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Im_Glad_I_Counted_the_Cost); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (76); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (100)



Media
MIDI file: Im_Glad_I_Counted_the_Cost.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Im_Glad_I_Counted_the_Cost)




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