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From Death to Life

From death to life, oh, what a thought!

Author: Ulysses Phillips
Tune: [From death to life, o what a thought]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 From death to life, oh, what a thought!
Within my soul what change is wrought
By pow’r divine, no tongue can tell,
One thing I know—for me ’tis well;
From darkness unto light sublime,
Through my Redeemer’s matchless Name;
For this He left His home on high,
That I should not forever die.

Refrain:
Oh, praise the Lord for victory,
From death to life He lifted me;
By His great love and pow’r divine
Eternal life is truly mine.

2 There Jesus paid it all, I see,
To bring this wondrous life to me;
Life from above, oh, joy sublime!
That such a treasure should be mine;
Now in God’s Son I have a part,
Eternal life within my heart,
Translated from the shades of night,
Into the realm of glorious light. [Refrain]

3 A resurrection, I confess,
Has taken place within my breast;
I’ve been awakened from the dead,
And now I live with Christ instead;
And when I lay this body down,
To mold and crumble in the ground,
My ransomed soul shall fly away,
To one long, bright, eternal day. [Refrain]

4 There light and life without an end
Into eternity shall blend;
And I the Lord of life shall greet,
And worship at His blessed feet;
Then may I clasp His nail-scarred hands,
Which broke for me death’s awful bands,
By His great love; how could it be?
From death to life He lifted me. [Refrain]

Evening Light Songs, 1987 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Ulysses Phillips

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Text Information

First Line: From death to life, oh, what a thought!
Title: From Death to Life
Author: Ulysses Phillips
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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Timeless Truths #685

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