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507. Glorious Freedom

1 Once I was bound by sin’s galling fetters,
Chained like a slave, I struggled in vain;
But I received a glorious freedom,
When Jesus broke my fetters in twain.

Glorious freedom, wonderful freedom,
No more in chains of sin I repine!
Jesus the glorious Emancipator,
Now and forever He shall be mine.

2 Freedom from all the carnal affections,
Freedom from envy, hatred and strife;
Freedom from vain and worldly ambitions,
Freedom from all that saddened my life. [Refrain]

3 Freedom from pride and all sinful follies,
Freedom from love and glitter of gold;
Freedom from evil, temper, and anger,
Glorious freedom, rapture untold. [Refrain]

4 Freedom from fear with all of its torments,
Freedom from care with all of its pain;
Freedom in Christ, my blessed Redeemer,
He who has rent my fetters in twain. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Once I was bound by sin's galling fetters
Title: Glorious Freedom
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Meter: D
Scripture: Romans 8:2
Source: Timeless Truths (; Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (20)
Refrain First Line: Glorious freedom, wonderful freedom
Tune Information
Name: [Once I was bound by sin's galling fetters]
Composer: Alfred Judson
Meter: D
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (; Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (20)

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