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35. [O for a thousand tongues to sing]

4 He breaks the power of canceled sin,
he sets the prisoner free,
his blood can make the foulest clean;
his blood availed for me.

2 O that in me the sacred fire
might now begin to glow;
burn up the dross of base desire
and make the mountains flow.

3 [stanza copyrighted]

Text Information
First Line: [O for a thousand tongues to sing]
Author (D): Thomas E. Hebranson
Author (A and C): Charles Wesley
Publication Date: 1991
Language: English
Notes: A. O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing (United Methodist Hymnal #57") B. Mil Voces Para Celbrar (United Methodist Hymnal #59) C. Jesus, Thine All-Victorious Love (United Methodist Hymnal #422) D. This Is the Spirit's Entry Now (United Methodist Hymnal #608)
Copyright: Words (D) © Thomas E. Hebranson
Tune Information
Composer: Carl Gläser
Composer (descant): Shirley W. McRae
Key: G Major
Copyright: Descant 2 © 1991 Abingdon Press
Notes: Descant 2 - with hymnal harmonization only (Vocal); Descants and free harmonizations may be used effectively for stanzas other than final stanzas. Below are examples of both, though not intended to be performed together.

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