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Awake, My Soul, in Tuneful Lays

Awake, my soul, in tuneful lays

Author: Charles Price Jones
Tune: HEBRON (Mason)
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Awake! my soul, in tuneful lays
The name of Thy Redeemer praise!
With joyful heart lift up thy song,
And let the music roll along!

2 Where is there happiness like thine?
Thou drinkest heaven's choicest wine;
Thou eatest manna from above,
The banner over thee is love.

3 Thy God has pardoned all thy sin,
And taken His abode within;
Has healed thee of thy many ills,
Thy cup with joy He daily fills.

4 Awake! my soul, in tuneful lays
Pour out in song thy Saviour's praise!
As bounteously He favors thee,
So boundless let thy praises be.


Source: His Fullness Songs #36

Author: Charles Price Jones

Charles Price Jones born December 9, 1865, near Rome, Georgia. He grew up in Kingston, Georgia, and attended the Baptist church. He was converted in 1884 while living in Cat Island, Arkansas. In 1885 he was called to the ministry and began preaching. In 1888 he attended Arkansas Baptist College and taught school in Grant County, Arkansas. He preached and pastored several Baptist churches. After asking God for a deeper experience of grace and fasting and praying for three days, Jones experienced a closeness with God, and in 1895, along with other Baptist holiness adherents, who taught that a second work of grace can cleanse the Christian of original sin. They started a holiness movement in the Baptist church, and he began teaching holiness i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Awake, my soul, in tuneful lays
Title: Awake, My Soul, in Tuneful Lays
Author: Charles Price Jones
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Copyright: Public Domain

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His Fullness Songs #36

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