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So Good

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1 Each time I read the Bible
New beauties I can see,
I love to read of Jesus
Who gave his life for me;
I read that my redemption
Was purchased by his blood,
O glory, hallelujah,
Oh, this makes me feel so good.

It makes me feel so good,
Yes, it makes me feel so good;
This olden time religion,
Oh, it makes me feel so good.

2 Yes, since I found the Savior
I'm happy all day long,
He fills my soul with sunshine,
He fills my heart with song;
I cannot keep from singing,
Nor would I, if I could;
For when I sing of Jesus,
Oh, it makes me feel so good. [Chorus]

3 And when this life is ended,
I have a mansion fair
Where I shall see my Saviour
And live forever there;
And with the saints in glory
I'll sing about the blood;
Whene'er I think of heaven,
Oh, it makes me feel so good. [Chorus]

Source: Light in the Valley: a new work of great merit for the Sunday school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth League, young people's society, and all forward movement along the line of battle... #135

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: Each time I read the Bible
Title: So Good
Author: Johnson Oatman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: It makes me feel so good
Copyright: Public Domain


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