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A sinner lost amid the gloom

A sinner lost amid the gloom

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [A sinner lost amid the gloom]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 A sinner lost amid the gloom
That darker, deeper grew,
Till low I heard my Saviour’s voice,
And well its tones I knew:
He found me helpless, weak and faint,
He bade me look and live;
I told him all, he smiles and said,
I freely all forgive.

Cleansed from sin, I’m cleansed from sin,
Washed in the crimson tide
That flows at the cross, the precious cross,
Where once my Saviour died.

2 A sinner lost: with heedless step
The downward path I trod,
A rebel then, but now a child,
A happy child of God:
I lean confiding on his arm,
He calms my every fear;
I walk with him in pastures green,
By fountains cool and clear. [Refrain]

3 A sinner lost: but saved by grace;
Oh, wondrous grace divine,
That stooped to life me from the dust,
And saved a soul like mine!
My heart is full of grateful song,
I sing his love and power
Who clothes me in his righteousness,
And keeps me hour by hour. [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #9

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A sinner lost amid the gloom
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: Cleansed from sin