Living in freedom

By the blood on the cross of Calvary

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [By the blood on the cross of Calvary]
Published in 1 hymnal

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Representative Text

1 By the blood on the cross of Calvary,
I am saved by His sacrifice for me;
But I longed for a richer, deeper flow—
The fulness of His blessing I was hungry to know.

Refrain:
Above the world I’m living,
My best to Jesus given,
I’m happy in Freedom that He to me has giv’n;
The word that he has spoken,
Has ev’ry fetter broken,
And ev’ry moment of my life’s a blessing from heav’n.

2 Joy is mine from the fountain head of love,
Gift divine that I prize all else above;
Peace I knew that I never tho’t could be,
‘Twas when His Spirit gave the word of Freedom to me. [Refrain]

3 Would you know all the fulness of your Lord,
Would you dwell in the riches of His word?
Now believe ev’ry promise made is true,
Accept the blessed Freedom which He offers to you. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #23

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

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First Line: By the blood on the cross of Calvary
Title: Living in freedom
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: Above the world I'm living
Copyright: Public Domain

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