Jesus died for me

A guilty sinner once was I

Author: H. G. Jackson
Tune: [A guilty sinner once was I]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 A guilty sinner once was I,
By righteous law condemn’d to die;
One hope remain’d, one only plea,
Jesus, the Saviour, died for me.

He died to save a world from sin,
He died from death my soul to win;
This all my hope, this all my plea,
He died for me, He died for me.

2 In deep contrition Him I sought,
Who on the cross redemption wrought,
And long with tears, on bended knee,
Implor’d His grace, Who died for me. [Refrain]

3 With loving smile, and words of cheer,
He bade me rise, dispell’d my fear;
From bonds of death He set me free,
And gave new life and hope to me. [Refrain]

4 With Him of ev’ry good possess’d,
My trusting soul finds perfect rest;
And evermore my joy shall be,
To live for Him Who died for me. [Refrain]

Source: The Crowning Day : For use in Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #29

Author: H. G. Jackson

Born: January 1, 1838, Manchester, Indiana. Died: November 12, 1914. A Methodist minister, Jackson and his wife Alice spent many years as missionaries in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Upon their return to America, they lived in the River Forest/Oak Park area of Chicago, Illinois. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A guilty sinner once was I
Title: Jesus died for me
Author: H. G. Jackson
Refrain First Line: Jesus Savior, thy dying blood
Copyright: Public Domain



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