Full Salvation

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FULL salvation, full salvation,
Lo! the fountain, opened wide,
Streams through every land and nation
From the Saviour’s wounded side!
Full salvation, full salvation,
Streams an endless crimson tide.

2 O the glorious revelation!
See the cleansing current flow,
Washing stains of condemnation
Whiter than the driven snow.
Full salvation, full salvation,
O the rapturous bliss to know!

3 Love’s resistless current sweeping
All the regions deep within,
Thought and wish and senses keeping
Now, and every instant, clean.
Full salvation, full salvation,
From the guilt and power of sin.

4 Life immortal, Heaven descending,
Lo! my heart the Spirit’s shrine;
God and man in oneness blending,
O what Fellowship is mine!
Full salvation, full salvation,
Raised in Christ to life divine.

5 Care and doubting, gloom and sorrow,
Fear and shame are mine no more;
Faith knows naught of dark tomorrow,
For my Saviour goes before.
Full salvation, full salvation,
Full and free for evermore.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #540

Author: Francis Bottome

Bottome, F., S.T.D., was born in Derbyshire, England, May 26, 1823. In 1850, having removed to America, he entered the ministry of the Methodist Episcopalian Church; and in 1872 he received the degree of S.T.D. from Dickinson's College, Carlisle, Penn. In addition to assisting in the compilation of B. P. Smith's Gospel Hymns, London, 1872: Centenary Singer, 1869; Hound Lake, 1872, he has written:— 1. Come, Holy Ghost, all sacred fire. Invocation of the Holy Spirit. Appeared in R. P. Smith's Gospel Hymns, 1872. It is in several collections, including the Ohio Hymn Book of the Evangelical Association, 1881, No. 364. 2. Full salvation, full salvation. Joy of full Salvation. Written in 1871, and published in a collection by D… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Full salvation, full salvation, lo, the fountain
Title: Full Salvation
Author: Francis Bottome

Tune

REGENT SQUARE (Smart)

Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed REGENT SQUARE for the Horatius Bonar (PHH 260) doxology "Glory be to God the Father." The tune was first published in the English Presbyterian Church's Psalms and Hymns for Divine Worship (1867), of which Smart was music editor. Because the text editor of that hymna…

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