The Wonderful Change

All weights are gone, my heart is light

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [All weights are gone, my heart is light]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1. All weights are gone, my heart is light,
My scarlet robes are changed to white;
O praise the Lord! I need no more
My load of sin and guilt deplore.

O I am saved in Jesus' blood,
My soul is happy now in God;
O glory! glory! can it be!
The Prince of Peace has come to me.

2. Where passions reigned and tempers foamed,
Now Jesus sits in love enthroned;
No dregs of carnal strife are found,
But hope, and love, and peace abound.

3. O wondrous grace! how great the change!
My soul now takes her joyful range,
'Mid scenes of beauty in the light,
Where all before was gloomy night.

4. The gilded glory of this world
Eclipsed, and into nothing hurled,
Before the super-excellence
Of Heaven's peace and righteousness.

Source: Anthems from the Throne #44

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

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First Line: All weights are gone, my heart is light
Title: The Wonderful Change
Author: D. S. Warner
Language: French
Refrain First Line: O I am saved In Jesus' blood
Copyright: Public Domain


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